Naomi Ruth Barrows
A funeral service, celebrating the life of Naomi Ruth Barrows, 78, of Reynoldsburg, will be held Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with burial to follow in Kirkersville Cemetery.
Ruth died Monday evening, September 5, 2011, in Columbus, following an extended illness. She was born in Hardin County, Ohio on April 2, 1933, the daughter of the late Logan Harold and Cora Mae (Flickenger) Kilgore.
She was retired from Lucent Technologies, Columbus, after many years of service. She was a member of the Reynoldsburg Senior Citizens, and enjoyed OSU football, Cincinnati Reds baseball and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her sons, Richard (Cindy Todd) Barrows of Reynoldsburg and Steve (Monica) Barrows of Hebron; numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren; sisters, Shirley and Sue; and her longtime friend, Bob DeSilva.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Barrows Jr. in 1995 and her son, John in 2004.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Vites Hospice, 655 Metro Place Dr, Dublin, Ohio, 43017.
Her family will receive friends on Thursday, September 8, 2011 from Noon until time of the funeral services at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home, 285 E Main St. in Kirkersville, where an on-line guest book and video tribute are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the Barrows family.