Ruth Esther Cox Osborne, 95, of Elkhorn, Kentucky, daughter of the late Omer Lee Cox and Flossie Catherine Roberts, was born May 15, 1927, in Lincoln County and departed this life on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Taylor Regional Hospital.
Ruth professed her faith in Christ and attended Feathersburg First Church of God. She loved crocheting, gardening, and mowing her yard. Ruth worked in Food Services at Taylor County High School for over 10 years.
She was united in marriage to Paul Osborne on March 12, 1945, and he preceded her in death in March 2011.
Survived by four children: Rodger Osborne and wife, Judy, of Stuart, Florida; Gary Osborne and wife, Shirlene, of Campbellsville; Pat Dudgeon and husband, Darrell, of Campbellsville; and Lynn Osborne and wife, Pam, of Bowling Green.
Seven grandchildren: Darin Osborne and wife, Jen, of Stuart, Florida; Amanda White and husband, Brandon, of Harrodsburg; Emily Anderson and husband, Greg, of Cullman, Alabama; Natalie Brockman and husband, Kurt, of Lexington; Abigail Dengel and husband, Billy, of Campbellsville; Brent Dudgeon and wife, Linda, of Crestwood; and Jackie Dessyn and husband, Taylor, of Hendersonville, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister: Lawrence Cox, Lemmie Cox and Alma Richardson.
VISITATION: Tuesday, December 20, 2022, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 10 am EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
Bro. Alex Cox will be officiating the service.
Burial to follow in Harden Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles and can be made at the funeral home.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mrs. Ruth Osborne at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.
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