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Ruth Woods, 84, Russell Springs, KY (1936-2020)

Ruth Woods of Russell Springs passed away Monday, June 15 2020 at Russell County Hospital. She was 84 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Thursday, June 18 2020, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Frankfort, KY.

Visitation will be from 11amCT to 2pmCT on Thursday, June 18 2020, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

She was born on Tuesday, May 26, 1936, in Henry County, KY.

She was the daughter of the late Lucille Stivers Simpson, and the late Walter Simpson.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband, Alva Woods of Russell Springs, KY
  • Two Daughters, Ruth Givens, of Russell Springs KY, and Teresa Wilkins, of Eminence KY
  • A Son, John Ganbill, spouse Elizabeth, of Radcliff KY.
  • Eight grandchildren
  • Eight great-grandchildren
She was a member of Eminence Methodist Church and a retired registered nurse. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Steve Bailey and Jimmy Ray Gambill

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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