Ruth Burns, age 94

Ruth Burns, age 94


Born: Thursday, September 21, 1922

Died: Monday, October 24, 2016

Ruth Burns, age 94 of Salem, passed on October 24, 2016 at her residence. She was born on September 21, 1922 in Manchester, Kentucky.

Ruth was a member of Enon Baptist Church. She was retired from Child Craft in Salem.

Survivors include, 4 sons, Elmer (Alpha) Burns, Woody (Betty) Burns, Ronnie (Elizabeth) Burns and Ray (Rogetta) Burns; daughter, Jewel Herron; 10 grandchildren.

Preceded in death by, parents, Gilbert Depew & Annie Hacker Depew; 3 brothers, Kelly Depew, Sherdian Depew and Levi Depew; 4 sisters, Verlie Bowling, Ida Hoskins, Chelsie Bowling and Mary Bowling.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 10:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery. Brother Neil Kenyon will officiate.

In Lieu of Flowers, please make donations to Enon Baptist Church.