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Ruth E. Bartholomew


Ruth E. Bartholomew

Ruth E. (Burns) Bartholomew, 91, of Circleville, passed away peacefully at 8:35 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017.

She was born on Jan. 11, 1926, in Circleville, to Robert and Edith (Coleman) Burns.

Ruth was a hairdresser for many years. She enjoyed dancing, bowling, and having a good time. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and was loved by all.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Burns; her mother, Edith Burns Russell; her husband, Robert Bartholomew; sister, Norma Burns Collins; and by brothers, Carl and Lloyd Burns.

Ruth is survived by her daughters, Sandie (Leroy) Hagen, Joyce (Ray) Miller and Kim (Raymond) Stewart; step-children, Bob Jr. and Ron Bartholomew, Peggy (Dave) Gamble and Pat (Harry) Lee; grandchildren, Krista (Randy) Jarvis, Kevin (Annette) Hagen, Karla (Terry) Bower, Kara (Matthew) Merz, Brad (Kendra) Miller, Joshua (Mary Kate) Stewart and Alicia (Jeremy) Daugherty; numerous great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins who loved her dearly; brother, Maynard (Helen) Burns; so many wonderful friends; and a special young neighbor, Abby.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with Rev. William Hill officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Berger Hospice, 600 N. Pickaway St., Circleville, Ohio 43113.

Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal