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Ruth O. Murphy


Ruth Ordell Murphy, 99, of Circleville, passed away on Dec. 23, 2015.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1916, in Circleville, to Calvin and Bertha (Hoover) Eby.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Murphy; five sisters; and seven brothers. She was the last of 13 Eby children.

Ruth is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Sandra Wilson and Judy Bower.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at the Hitler Ludwig Cemetery with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating. There will be no calling hours observed.

Wellman Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal