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Ruth A. Sammons, 78

Ruth A. Sammons, 78

Ruth A. Sammons, 78

Ruth Ann (Deemer) Sammons, 78, of Minford, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Pleasant Hill Care Center in Piketon. Born June 25, 1939 in Minford, a daughter of the late Alton and Garnet Marie Grimshaw Deemer, she was a 1957 Minford High School Graduate and graduate of Ohio University. She was a teacher at Minford Local Schools, South Point Schools and Valley Local Schools where she retired. She was a lifetime member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church and a dedicated Poll worker for many years. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Claude; son, Todd (Kim) of Johnstown; daughter, Beth (Ron) Coriell of Lucasville; five grandchildren, Kurt, Scott and Holly, and Carrie (Seth) and McKenzie (Jordan); sister, Judy (Luther) Lewellan of Alderson, WV; a brother-in-law, Arnold Leach of Mansfield, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Keller, and Karen Joy Leach, and a brother-in-law, Paul Keller.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Palla officiating. Burial will be a Bennett Cemetery in Minford. Friends may call at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to Ladies Missionary Society @ Fairview Missionary Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.


  • Robert Temple May 29, 2018 11:50 pm

    Our sincerest condolences to the Ruth Sammons family.

    Rob & Ily

  • Lucy Ellen Brown May 30, 2018 1:13 am

    In loving memory of great Visits, fun shopping trips together and and a great cook and Host. We will always remember the 2007 “Grimshaw/Deemer Family Reunion” that Claude and Ruth Hosted. To Claude, Todd and Beth and Families may the love of God surround you with His Comfort and Peace.

  • Donna Lee Carpenter May 30, 2018 11:25 am

    So sorry to learn of your loss.

    Donna (Lee ) Carpenter
    MHS 1957

  • Pat (Oberley) Graham MHS 1957 May 31, 2018 12:46 am

    Remembering many good times.

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