Ruth Downs Blazier

June 18, 1937 — July 22, 2012

Ruth Downs Blazier

Anna Ruth Downs Blazier, age 75 died peacefully on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at her home in Omaha. Ruth as most knew her was born in Tennessee on June 18, 1937 to the late Jim and Cordie (Taylor) Garrett. Ruth is married to Dale Blazier who survives. She worked for many years around Ridgway in the Bar and Grills where she became friends with whoever she met. She was always willing to help people and was a hard worker. She was a good mother, wife, sister and friend and will be missed around Omaha.

She is survived by, a daughter, Marcine (Brad) Hand of West Frankfort, IL, Step son, Alan Dale Blazier of Carmi, and a step daughter, Anita Blazier of Carmi, along with a brother, Truman Garrett of Omaha. 2 Granddaughters, Amanda Davis and Ashley Henson Turner, great grandchildren, Bradley and Haleigh Phillips, Tyler Craft, Jordan and Jadelyn Turner and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ralph and Yuell Garrett and 2 sisters, Mary Barger and Martha Renshaw.

Visitation for Ruth will be on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 from 5 to 7 PM at the Omaha General Baptist Church in Omaha, IL and the funeral will at the church on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Rev. Herb Woolard will officiate and interment will follow in the Union Ridge Cemetery near New Haven.

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