Ruth Anne Balderson, 83, of Reedsville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 26, 1929 in Reedsville, Ohio, daughter of the late Robey and Gladys Pickering Williams. She was a member of the Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Belpre, Ohio, a member of the Riverview Garden Club, and owned and operated the Reedsville Market for many years. She was also a 1947 graduate of Chester High School and served on the Meigs County Board of Elections for many years.
She is survived by her husband, Lyle Balderson; a daughter, Kay and Jay Long; a granddaughter, Courtney Long; and a nephew, Bill Dietz. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lillian Pickens, Kathryn Dietz and Carolyn Williams; and a brother, Bill Williams.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio. Burial will be in the Reedsville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
You can sign the online guestbook at www.white-schwarzelfuneralhome.com