Ruth Evelyn (Boring) Helser, age 95 of Jacksontown, passed away June 6, 2013, with her son at her side. She was born October 27, 1917, in rural Licking County, to Leonard E. and Mary Lenora (Kreager) Boring. She married Homer D. Helser on August 31 1935.
She is survived by one son. Jerry Lee Helser of Harbor Hills; two grandchildren, William Douglas (LouAnn) Helser and Dianna Lynn (Jeff) Powers; and four greatgrandchildren, Nicholas and Holley Helser and Madaline and Andrew Penny. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; her brother, Mearl L. Boring; and daughter-in-law, Louise Ann Helser.
Ruth was a long-time resident of the Jacksontown area, where at one time she was active in the Jacksontown United Methodist Church, Jacksontown Community Club, and served as a 4-H Leader. She moved to Sebring, FL, in October of 1972, where she loved organizing travel adventures for the residents of her community. She returned to Ohio in 2011 to be near her son.
Funeral services celebrating her life were held June 10, 2013, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service in Kirkersville. Burial followed at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.
The family prefers that memorials be directed to Odyssey Hospice, 500 Officecenter Place, Suite 100, Gahanna, Ohio 43230.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Helser family.