Ruth Ann Reed


Ruth Ann Reed, 66, of Columbus, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Born January 8, 1949, in Toronto, Ontario, Ruth was the daughter of Archie and Lillian Iris Whitford Kent.

She received a Bachelor’s Degree and had previously been employed as a social worker. She was affiliated with Hope First Wesleyan Church. She loved her cats, butterflies, birds and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and family.

She is survived by sons, Patrick (Courtney) Reed and Donovan (Jessica) Reed all of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Ayden, Nathan, Sammy and Colton, all of Texas; a sister, Rose Law of Hope; nephews, Daniel and David Law; a niece, Lisa Smith; several great-nieces and nephews and her spiritual mother, Sharon Abbott of Martinsville.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Lillian; a nephew, Dustin Smith; and a brother in law, Paul Law.

The funeral will be Monday at 12 noon at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Pastor Barry Goodman officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hawcreek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be donated to Hope First Wesleyan Church.