Ruth Ann Runion

July 10, 1933 - September 26, 2019

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Ruth Ann Runion, 86, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at her residence in Florence, KY. She was a retired medical secretary with Dr. Ronald Fragge and Dr. Manuel Villareal. Ruth Ann was a Kentucky Colonel and a 1950 graduate of Holmes High School. She enjoyed bingo, U.K. Basketball, her family and her beloved dog Daisy. Ruth Ann was preceded in death by her parents: Elmer and Evelyn Waddell and sons: Joseph Runion, Jr. and Garry L. Runion. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years: Joseph Runion, Sr.; daughter: Beverley (Roy) Hancock; son: Barry (Donna) Runion; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a very dear friend of many years: Joyce Flege. As Ruth Ann had requested, there will be a memorial service at a later date. Her body was donated to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and her cremains will be buried in Big Bone Baptist Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnet Avenue # 3018, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


- Oct 1, 2019
So sorry Joe. Prayers to you all. Shelley and Brian
Arita Harber - Sep 30, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing. Love and prayers to you all. Arita
Verna Wyatt Baker - Sep 27, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss. Mr Runion you are in our thoughts and prayers, love Arlene, Trina, Mark and Verna

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