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Ruth Evelyn Ritter

Obituary Ruth Evelyn Ritter Copass, 79, of Tompkinsville, passed away Thursday, November 26 at her home.She was born March 30, 1936 in Monroe County, KY to the late Levie Ritter and Hazel Burks Ritter. She was a homemaker and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. She was united in marriage on March 17, 1951 to Duane Copass who preceded her in death on December 30, 2008.She is survived by two sons: Dempsey Copass and wife Cheryl of Glasgow, Timmy Copass of Lafayette, TN, three daughters: Debbie Tooley and husband Mark of Tompkinsville, Jennifer Jones and husband Wendell, Marla Craig and husband Larry all of Lafayette, TN, one sister: Ann Newport of Gamaliel, special caregivers: Cheryl Burton and Mae Hopwood, twelve grandchildren: Tracie Tarter, Tobie Copass, Aaron Copass, Kim Fitzgerald, Ashley Jones, Kelly Frazier, Keri Craig, Kasey Ramsey, Amanda Spivey, Jeffrey Walden, Josh Copass and Brittany Copass, two step grandchildren: Kris Furlong and Derek Furlong, thirteen great grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren.In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters: Marjorie Proffitt and Jean Ritter.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 29 at 1:30 PM at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel with burial to follow in the Neal Cemetery at Flippin.Visitation will be after 4:00 PM on Saturday and 7:30 AM on Sunday at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the family funeral expense or Neal Cemetery. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ruth Evelyn Ritter Copass please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Neal Cemetery Neal Cemetery Tompkinsville, KY, 42167 Visitation NOV 28. 4:00 PM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation NOV 29. 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service NOV 29. 1:30 PM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruth Evelyn Ritter Copass, please visit our floral store.

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I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW SHE HAD PASSED AWAY MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILY.SHE WAS A GREAT WOMAN. GREAT MEMORIES OF HER WORKING AT FLIPPIN STORE. SHE WILL BE MISSED BY ME AND THE FAMILY

Nancy Green Jan 21 2016 12:00 AM

My dear nephews and nieces,I'm so sorry about the death of your mother. My prayers are with you I also sorry that cannot attend the funeral services. I have a number of health issues I'm dealing with and can just bearly get around. Thanks for inviting me to have a part in the service. Wyman & Glenda Copass

Wyman Copass Nov 29 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Ritter

elsie gray Nov 29 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Ritter

elsie gray Nov 29 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Ritter

Lana England Nov 29 2015 12:00 AM

You will be missed, but I am sure our Father in Heaven loves having you home with him.Love you. Barb Adams

Barb Adams Nov 29 2015 12:00 AM