Ruth Jewell Drury


Visitation: Saturday January 26, 2013 from to 5 to 8 p.m. at Myers Funerl Home

Service: Sunday January 27, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Myers Funeral Home

Ruth Carner Drury passed away Thursday January 24, 2013 at Crittenden Health and Rehabilitation Center in Marion, Kentucky.

She was born November 3, 1915 to Pearl (Vinson) and Robert Carner in Caldwell County, Kentucky and was married to Orval Drury January 20, 1934. After 58 years of marriage, he preceded her in death on August 5, 1992. Mrs. Drury was preceded in death by her parents, step-father Lilburn Shahan, a sister, Nina Walker, a twin brother Raymond Carner and son-in-law Arzie Shewmaker.

She was a homemaker and longtime member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church.

Mrs. Drury is survived by three daughters, Roberta Shewmaker, Evelyn (Harry) Fuller and Janet (Don) Matheny, all of Marion, KY; six grandchildren, Bill (Kelley) Shewmaker, Marion, KY; Judy (Mark) Gargus, Owensboro, KY; Robbie (Frank) Riley, Union, KY; Jill (Brad) Munson, Nicholasville, KY; Devon (Ross) Atwell, Marion, KY; Eric ( Chrisi) Matheny, Sturgis, KY; twelve great grandchildren Ethan, Wyatt and Gabriel Shewmaker; Jacob and Lucas Riley; Katie, Caroline and Elizabeth Munson; Kailee Atwell ; Joshua, Anna and Caleb Gargus.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm Sunday at the Myers Funeral Home, Marion, KY with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Rev. Mike Shocklee and Rev. Wendell Ordway officiating.

Visitation will be held at the Myers Funeral Home Saturday between the hours of  5 and 8 pm, and beginning at 9 am on Sunday.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Mt. Zion Cemetery c/o Farmers Bank & Trust P.O. Box 151, Marion, KY or to Gideons International.


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