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Ruth Johnson

July 4, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

JOHNSON, Ruth Ann, 98, passed away July 3, 2013 at the Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling WV. She had recently resided at the Welty Home on Washington Ave.

She was born in Cameron, WV, on May 25, 1915. She was preceded in death by her parents, Olivia Jane and George Lester Chambers; four sisters: Vesta Chambers, Thelma Chambers, Theo McCartney and Cleo Shriver; one brother, Earl Chambers.; two daughters, Sherlene Moore and Linda Sue Straub; and granddaughter Lori Ann (Neer) Swantko.

She is survived by daughters Sandra Neer and Vicki Schellhase of Wheeling; son Brent (Margaret) Johnson of Goose Creek, SC; four sisters: Verna Whipkey of Oak Hill, WV, Maxine (Coe) Arnold of Moundsville, WV, Phyllis (Tegarden) Bushaw of Banning, CA, and Patricia Scott of Cameron, WV; one sister-in-law, Imogene Chambers of Cameron, WV; and 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling (3043-232-2732). A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 6 2013 at Highland Cemetery in Cameron, WV at noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Welty Home in memory of Ruth Ann Johnson, 21 Washington Ave., Wheeling, WV 26003.

Personal condolences may be made to the family at

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