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Ruth Vanhorn

January 11, 1919 — August 15, 2008

Ruth VanHorn (1919-2008)
Ruth L. VanHorn, 89, of Trinity Retirement Station in Flatwoods, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland. She was born Jan. 11, 1919, in Catlettsburg, the daughter of the late Granville and Pearlie Rice Neal. She was the wife of the late Garland M. VanHorn, who passed away in 1994. She was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church and the Greenhills Eastern Star and was a homemaker.
She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Granville Neal Jr. and Douglas Neal; and two sisters, Bertha Frances McCarthy and Gladys Queen.
Survivors include one son, Bruce VanHorn and wife, Diane, of Ashland; one daughter, Sue Hale and husband, David, of Nicholasville; two brothers, James Neal of Charleston, W.Va., and Hiram Neal of Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Annabelle Neal and Willa F. VanHoose, both of Ashland; one sister, Mildred Kress of Ashland; and three grandchildren, Andrea Hale and Evan and Emily VanHorn.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel, with Minister J.R. Gullett officiating. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Avenue, Ashland, Ky. 41101.
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