Mamie Ruth Reis

October 14, 1924 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 94)

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Ms. Mamie Ruth Reis, Age 94, of Vanceburg, Kentucky passed away Friday August 9, 2019 with family by her side at the Kenton Pointe Hospice of Hope in Maysville, Kentucky.

Ruth was born in Lewis County, Kentucky October 14, 1924 to the late Elva and Iva Shepherd Willis. Ruth worked at US Shoe as a stitcher for 17yrs, she was a homemaker, and a member of Fly Branch Church of Christ.

Preceded in death beside her parents is her husband Herbert C. Reis.  Two Sons Herbert Wayne Reis, and Daniel R. Reis. Four Brothers Ernest, Clayton, Lester, and Chester Willis. Three Sisters Mary Richards, Goldie Morrison, and Hazel Willis.

Surviving are Four daughters Mrs. Judy Kay Hickle, Mrs. Kathleen (Donnie) Ginn, Mrs. Joselyn Gail (Robert) Reeder, and Mrs. Brenda (John) Whitton, all of Vanceburg, Ky

12 Grandchildren, 24 Great Grandchildren, 19 Great-Great Grandchildren also survive

Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. August 12, 2019 at the Gaydos Funeral Home 159 2nd street Vanceburg, Ky 41179 with Brother Richard Ginn and Brother Blake Gulley officiating. Burial will follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens Black Oak, Ky.

Visitation will be Sunday August 11, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. until the time of services on Monday August 12, 2019.

Pallbearers for Ruth will be Donnie Ginn Jr., Russ Hickle, Timothy Ginn, Shane Reeder, Seth Reeder, and Tanner Whitton. Honorary pallbearers will be Donnie Ginn Sr., Robert Reeder,and Johnny Whitton.

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August 11, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gaydos Funeral Home
159 Second St
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Funeral Service
August 12, 2019

11:00 AM

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