Ruth Dorothy Earnest

Saturday 25th of October 1930 - Tuesday 14th of June 2022

Ruth Dorothy Earnest

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Visitation

Jul 2, 2022 (10:00am - 11:00am)

Milward~ Trent

1509 Trent Blvd, Lexington, KY

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Funeral

Jul 2, 2022 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

Milward~ Trent

1509 Trent Blvd, Lexington, KY

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Ruth Dorothy Earnest, age 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  She became a resident of Highgrove Assisted Living with her husband, Randle H. Earnest, in November 2019, who passed away 2 months ago.  Ruth was born on October 25, 1930, in Philadelphia, PA to the late Kathryn and William Murray.  Ruth and Randle were married April 9, 1960.  They were transferred to IBM to Lexington, KY in 1966 where they spent the remainder of their years living a fulfilled life with family and friends.  She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church since 1966.  Outside of being a loving devoted mother to her husband and children, she enjoyed bridge, bowling, piano, cooking, and hosting parties and relaxing gatherings with neighbors. 

 

Ruth is survived by son David (Glenda) Earnest of Lexington, daughter Jo Ann (Glen) of Lancaster, son Bryan (Sarah) of Lexington.  7 grandchildren: Corey Stacey, Julie Matherly (Rob), Zachary Earnest, Brandon Neal, Alex (Elizabeth) Earnest, Jacob Ernest, Kristin Earnest, and 4 Great-Grandchildren:  Elijah Earnest, Alexandra Earnest, Silas Matherly, and Iris Matherly.

 

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and William Earnest (son), Linda Clark (daughter).

 

Ruth Dorothy Earnest you are loved and in our hearts for eternity.  May you rest in peace. 

Guest Book

Charles Darsey

says

We are praying for your family.

3 days ago

Steve Hall

says

My sincere condolences to all in your family. She's with Randy and happy in heaven now.

4 days ago

Alan and Jennifer Siebenthaler

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Brian, Sarah, Jacob, Kristin and family, I am very saddened for the loss of your mother/grandmother. But it is wonderful to know that she is reunited with her husband in heaven, with mind and body fully restored. One day we will all be so fortunate to join them. God bless you all during this sad time. Prayers are with you all.

4 days ago

Renee Robinson

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It was always a wonderful visit when your famly came back north for many summers over the years. I know there's a grand reunion in Heaven of the Klabe, Murray & Earnest branches of your life. I'll see you again when it's my time . Love your niece/ 2nd cousin Renee

1 week ago