Mrs. Ruth Erhardt Ramage, 79, of Paducah, formerly of Metropolis, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Paducah.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Paducah with the Rev. Michael Durham officiating.
Ruth was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Paducah.
Ruth is survived by two stepdaughters, Wanda Sue (Buford) Coursey of Paducah and Glenda Kay (Wendall) Cox of Lone Oak; one stepson, Danny Ramage (Marilyn) of Paducah; six stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; one sister, Ressie Powers (Roy) of Metropolis, Ill.; one brother, Lester Barger (Rosalie) of Metropolis, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Frank and Bertha (Brown) Barger; her first husband, Ernest L. Erhardt, Jr.; her second husband, Lee Ray Ramage; her daughter, Cheryl Ann Erhardt; sisters, Jessie Shelton and Kathleen Griffin; a half brother, Howard Hodge; and one infant brother.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to: Real Truth Matters, care of Oak Baptist Church, 2945 Oaks Road, Paducah, KY.
Aikins Farmer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.