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Ruth H. (Hymers) Foote

July 25, 1920 - March 22, 2013
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Ruth Hymers Foote, 92, of Otego, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. Ruth was born on July 25, 1920 in Otego, the daughter of the late John William and Julia (Bohlman) Hymers. Ruth married Donald Arthur Foote, son of the late Floyd Ames and Suzie (Harris) Foote, on November 15, 1941. They were married by Donald's brother-in-law, Karl Smith. The couple celebrated 60 wonderful years together, living in Otego and spending their winters in Zephyrhills, Florida, until Donald's passing on January 7, 2002. She was a graduate of Otego Central School in 1938. She...
Ruth Hymers Foote, 92, of Otego, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home with her loving family by her side.

Ruth was born on July 25, 1920 in Otego, the daughter of the late John William and Julia (Bohlman) Hymers. Ruth married Donald Arthur Foote, son of the late Floyd Ames and Suzie (Harris) Foote, on November 15, 1941. They were married by Donald's brother-in-law, Karl Smith. The couple celebrated 60 wonderful years together, living in Otego and spending their winters in Zephyrhills, Florida, until Donald's passing on January 7, 2002.

She was a graduate of Otego Central School in 1938. She went on to work at Scintilla (Bendix) in Sidney as a clerk for 32 years, where she and Donald worked together.

Ruth and Donald were blessed with two wonderful children; a son, Don Arthur who was born in September of 1947, and a daughter, Majorie Ann who was born in August of 1949.

Ruth is survived by her son, Don A. (Diane) Foote of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina ; her grandchildren, Dr. Stephanie M. (Jason Plafcan) Foote of Marietta, Georgia, Brett A. (Nicole) Foote of Huntersville, North Carolina, and Benjamin J. (Melissa) Foote of Loris, South Carolina; her step-great-granddaughter, Kaylea Ruth Ballew and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Marjorie Ann Foote; her sisters, Dorothy Root and Alta Bouton Hoy; and her brother, John Whight Hymers.

Friends and family may call from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 34 River Street, Otego, at which time the family will be in attendance.

A funeral service will be held immediately following the calling hours at 2pm at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis Murray officiating. Interment will take place in the spring at the convenience of the family, in the Otego Evergreen Cemetery, Otego.

In lieu of flowers, Ruth's family asks that donations please be made in her memory to the Otego Emergency Squad, 5 River Street, Otego, NY 13825.

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