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Ruth (Chaffins) Cox

November 11, 1928 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 93) 93 Years Old


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Ruth Cox, age 93, of Kendallville, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at her residence in Lisbon. Mrs. Cox was born in Wayland, Kentucky on November 11, 1928 to the late John Wes Chaffins and Sallie (Turner) Chaffins. She married Willie Cox in Garrett, Kentucky on September 22, 1947 and he preceded her in death in 1990. Mrs. Cox was employed by Kraft Foods in Kendallville for 17 years and G.C Murphey’s years ago. 

Survivors include:
Daughter, Marsha Prumm of Kendallville.
Son, Kenny and Lucy Cox of Kendallville.
Daughter, Veneda Rose of Kendallville.
Daughter, Karen Gasho of Kendallville.
Daughter, Stephanie and Stan Gienger of Avilla.
11 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie; two sons-in-law, Jerry Prumm in 2018 and Thomas Gasho in 2022; and 13 brothers and sisters. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 16, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Liberty Freewill Baptist Church in Wolcottville with Rev. Billy Fields and Rev. Terry Hinds officiating. 
Burial will take place at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.
Memorial donations may be made to Liberty Freewill Baptist Church.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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September 15, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
September 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Liberty Freewill Baptist Church
2900 E. 1150 N-57
Wolcottville, IN 46795

September 16, 2022

1:00 PM
Orange Cemetery
North 175 East
Rome City, IN 46784


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