Ruth Winifred Blackwell, 91 years of the Greensburg Road, Columbia, KY passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:50 AM at her home after several months illness.
Mrs. Blackwell was a member of the Mount Moriah Methodist Church in Cumberland Co. Kentucky and was employed by Fruit of Loom in Campbellsville for several years and was a homemaker.
She was born October 2, 1925 in Cumberland County, KY the daughter of the late: Charlie and Mattie R. Allen Williams
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Blackwell Sr. in 1972 and by one son Robert Blackwell Jr.
Mrs. Blackwell is survived by ten children
Judy Lewis and husband James of Bardstown, KY
Ruth Ann Blackwell of Campbellsville, KY
Rannie Blackwell of Columbia, KY
Marilyn Blackwell of Louisville, KY
Sharon B. Brown of Prospect, KY
Charlie F. Blackwell and wife Debra of Louisville, KY
Ronnie Blackwell of Columbia, KY
Dale Blackwell of Columbia, KY
Keith Blackwell of Louisville, KY
Kelly Blackwell and wife Beth of Louisville, KY
One daughter in law: Cynthia Blackwell of Bowling Green, KY
One sister: Lucille Graves of Glensfork, KY
Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren survive
Several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends survive
Funeral service: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Interment in the Haven Hill Cemetery
Visitation will begin on Monday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Pallbearers: Triston Blackwell Allen Brown, Brandon Blackwell, Bryce Blackwell, James Lewis, Benny Richardson ,
Honorary Pallbearers: James Lee Andrews, Bryan Blackwell, Charlie Frank Blackwell, Dale Blackwell, Keith Blackwell, Kelly Blackwell, Ronnie Wayne Blackwell, Jimmy Harmon, Brent Lasley