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Zelma Ruth “Ruthie” Dunn

Zelma Ruth “Ruthie” Dunn, age 73, of Boonville, IN, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Transcendent Healthcare of Boonville.

Ruthie was born February 24, 1947, in Louisville, KY to the late Enoch Edward McStoots and Ressie Mae Cassidy McStoots. Her daughter, Cathy Vessels; grandchildren, Matthew Hedgespeth, Antuan Vessels, Anna Cooper, Nevaeh Woosley, and Destiny Bowles preceded her in death.

She attended Hartford Baptist Church, loved to travel, loved crafting, and loved her kids and grandchildren. She was the favorite sister.

She is survived by her children, Tina Marie (Dietrich) Covington of Florida and Sunny (Lonnie) Woosley of Louisville, KY; brother, James (Marthan) McStoots of Whiting, IN and 12 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 22, 2021, at 12 Noon EST from the Chapel of Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home with burial to follow in Haynes Cemetery in Battletown, KY.

Visitation was held Thursday, January 21 from 4-8 P.M. EST and Friday after 9 A.M. at the funeral home. COVID 19 precautions will be required, including the use of masks and social distancing, during the visitation and funeral service.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Ln. STE 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284

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