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Ruth R. Orme

December 31, 1922 August 6, 2019
Ruth R. Orme
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RUTH R. ORME, age 96, of Piqua, OH, passed away at 8:35 A.M. August 6, 2019 at StoryPoint, Troy, OH. She was born December 31, 1922 in Hamilton, OH to the late Byron and Ethel (Johnson) Furgison. She married Charles Orme on May 2, 1942 in Marion, South Carolina. He preceded her in death in 1974.

She is survived by two daughters: Patricia (Wayne) Deaton, Piqua, Catherine (Dan) Schaetzle, Beavercreek; one son: Dr. John G. (Terri) Orme, Knoxville, TN; one sister: Margaret Yorks, Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren: Christina Longo, Chad (Allana) Deaton, Charlie Combs Orme; three great-grandchildren: Kailey and Ava Longo and Brooks Deaton, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one infant son Charles D. Orme, four brothers and two sisters.

Ruth graduated from Hamilton High School in 1941. She also attended Business college in Hamilton as well as Moody Bible College. She was a member of Piqua Baptist Church. She was a deaconess for ten years on the mission board. She taught Sunday school for many years. Ruth was very active in all churches that Charles was a pastor. She ran an outreach mission from St. Claire Baptist Church, Hamilton, OH. Ruth was a secretary in the Trust Department of Bank of America in California. She was a secretary in Finances at World Book Encyclopedia in Chicago, IL. She was also a secretary at the YWCA in Piqua for 15 years, where she retired.

Funeral services will be held Saturday August 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, 646 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356 with Pastor Donald Wells officiating. Family will receive friends Saturday 2-4 PM at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at Rose Hill Burial Park, Hamilton, OH at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Piqua Baptist Church 1402 W. High St. Piqua, OH 45356, Lena Baptist Church 8050 North St. Conover, OH 45317 or Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County P.O. Box 502 Troy, OH 45373.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.


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Saturday

10

Aug

2:00 PM 8/10/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/10/2019 4:00:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

funeral service

Saturday

10

Aug

4:00 PM 8/10/2019 4:00:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States
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