Ruth Mahan

Ruth Mahan

October 27, 1925 - April 6, 2016

Ruth Mahan, 90, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  Born October 27, 1925, to the late Rev. J.C. Mahan and Nancy Rose Mahan, she was the youngest of their six children.  In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her five siblings:  Evelyn, Edward, Estill, Alfred, and Verna.

A born again Christian, Ruth was a member of Central Baptist Church in Corbin, KY, where she was married and pastored by Pastor Bob Smith.

Ruth’s educational experiences included attending Cumberland College, Union College, The University of Kentucky, The Art Institute of Cincinnati, The University of Cincinnati, and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  She was an art teacher at Lynn Camp during the tenure of Mr. Broughton’s years as principal.

She is survived by two children: Bill Jones and Nancy Jones; seven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren, as well as other relatives and numerous friends.  Ruth will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Monday, April 11, 2016, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Vandy officiating.  Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from Noon until the funeral hour 2:00 P.M. Monday at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

1 Comment
  • Tony Koedel
    Posted at 00:25h, 09 April Reply

    Ruth was a great artist, funny, and she would always smile so big for me when asking to take her picture. I will miss her sweet smile and her comedic style.
    Love you Ruthie.

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