Ruth Lee McCoy Butts


Ruthie “McCoy” Butts, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Ruthie was born October 27, 1936 in Fordyce, Arkansas to Britt and rosie McCoy.

Ruthie graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1955. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where she served as an usher.

Ruthie moved to Ohio in 1960 and retired from Lucent Technologies with 30 years of service.

She is preceded in death by parent Britt and Rosie McCoy, sister Nancie Peters, and brother Rev. George McCoy.

Ruthie leaves to cherish her memory, sons Robert (Ruthie), Donald Britt (Alice), Keith E. (Sarah) Butts, and Freddy (Lennette) Burst, daughter Rosie Williams, 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. Don, I am so sorry for your loss. Stay strong my friend. I love and miss you!

  2. paul and phyllis cramer

    Don, we are so sorry about your mother. She was always one of our special friends.go with god.

  3. Jim & Norma Jean Weaver

    Bob (Seemore) and family,
    We send our sympathy to all your family. Cheerish the memories that you've made, for they last forever.

    Jim & Norma Jean

  4. Iric & Lennie Headley

    We are truly saddened by the passing of cousin Ruthie. Verdell, Donnie, Keith and family, we send our deepest sympathy. Please know that you all are in our prayers. She will be greatly missed!


    Keith and Family: Tamera and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother…She was such a Sweet and Dear Friend, we were just talking about you both last week! I will miss our conversations…Hold on to the SWEET MEMORIES and she now lives in your heart… May God comfort you all!!! Your Neighbor and Classmate … Love to you all~~~

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