Ruth M. Davis

CLARKSBURG — Ruth M. Davis, 81, of Clarksburg, W.Va., died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at her residence in Clarksburg.

She was born June 28, 1936, in Warren, the daughter of Winfield and Ruth M. Stein Scott.

She was an educational aide for the Warren City Schools for 25 years and retired in 2001. She was of the Protestant faith.

She was an area resident all of her life prior to moving to Clarksburg.

On May, 2, 1959, she married her husband, Lewis E. Davis, who died April 15, 1994.

She is survived by one son, Joel E. Davis of Cortland; three daughters, Pamela Koebel of Chicago, Jennifer Richards of Cortland and Wendy Davis-Dukes of Clarksburg; three sisters, Nyla Richards of Austintown, Adelene G. Henderson of Warren and Karen Taylor of St. Louis; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, with visitiation taking place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Whetstone Funeral Home in Niles. Burial will be in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.

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