Ruth V. (Sellers) Kesterson, of Racine, Ohio passed away after a long illness on March 30, 2012.
She was born and raised on Sellers Ridge, Portland, OH on Jan. 31, 1932 to John and Clara Long Sellers.
Ruth is survived by her husband, Roy H. Kesterson; a son, James Gordon (Maggie) Proffitt of Warrenton, NC; a daughter, Patsy Proffitt Cornell of Syracuse; six grandchildren, Crystal Dupree, Mark Proffitt, Carrie Proffitt, Jennifer Walker, Kimberly (Greg) Huber and Joe (Rachel) Cornell; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth is the last survivor of eight brothers and sisters, Earl, Johnnie, Edward, Clarence, George, Paul, Clifford, Kathryn, Kathleen and Gerald.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Monday, April 2, 2012, at Meigs Memory Gardens, Pomeroy, Ohio. There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society Ruth’s memory.
Arrangements are by Ewing Funeral Home, Pomeroy, Ohio.