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LOUTH, Florence Ruth ANDERSON 1924 - 2014


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 1/10/2015 at 11:35:16

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Page 6


Florence Ruth ANDERSON LOUTH, 90, of Fairfield and formerly of Birmingham, died at 1:55 a.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield.

The funeral is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Birmingham United Methodist Church, with the reverands (sic) Herb Shafer and Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.

Visitation will open at 4 p.m. Friday at the church, with family present from 5-7 p.m.

Memorials to Birmingham United Methodist Church can be left at the church or mailed to the family at 3000 W. Madison Ave., Apt. 412, Fairfield 52556.

Mrs. LOUTH was born Jan. 19, 1924, in Birmingham, the daughter of Zachariah and Verda SADLER ANDERSON. She married Elmer LOUTH March 20, 1942 in Kahoka, Missouri.

She retired from the United Postal Service (sic) in 1988 after 20 years of service.

She was a member of The Order of Eastern Star, Chapter No. 549, Ollie, White Shrine, Ottumwa, Birmingham American Legion, Birmingham UMW and Birmingham United Methodist Church.

She played bridge with bridge clubs in Birmingham for more than 50 years. She fished, gardened, hunted mushrooms, gathered hickory nuts and preserved the fruits of her labor. She loved being with family and hosting family events.

She had resided at SunnyBrook Assisted Living in Fairfield since 2006.

Survivors include: her husband, Elmer; four children, Linda GERDES and husband Bill of Washington, Ruth LOUTH of Mt. Pleasant, Terri GROVER and husband Greg of Cedar Falls, and Wilson LOUTH and wife Laurie of Dickson, Tennessee; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: three brothers, Veryl ANDERSON, Frederic ANDERSON and Ross ANDERSON; and three sisters, Vada SHOTT, Helen LIND and Margaret LOVEDY.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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