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Obituary: Ruth L. Hole, Columbus

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Ruth L. Hole, 93, of Columbus, died at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation of Columbus.

A homemaker, Mrs. Hole was a member of the Senior Center and was an avid supporter of Disabled Veterans. She enjoyed flower gardening.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl Street with the Rev. Jerry K. Day Sr. officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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Born in Brown County July 15, 1919, Mrs. Hole was the daughter of Joseph and Emma Wilson Spiker. She married James H. Hole Aug. 30, 1941, in Nashville. He preceded her in death Dec. 14, 1989.

Survivors include sons, James “Jim” (Phyllis) Hole of Columbus, Ronald “Ron” (Linda) Hole of Nashville and Harold (Anita) Hole of Columbus; grandchildren, Jennifer (Dean) Grant of Scipio, Brian Hole of Columbus, Tammy Arnold and Jackie Board of Nashville, Michael (Christina) Hole of New York state and Laura Hole of Columbus; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, two sisters, two sons and one daughter.

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