Ruth Silvus

Ruth Silvus, 94, of Napoleon, Ohio, formerly of Morgan County, passed away peaceably on (March 11, 2013) at Napoleon, Ohio.

She was born July 19, 1918, in Morgan County, daughter of Frank Raney and Augusta Raney Snow. She was preceded in death by her husbands, John W. Conn, Clifford (Kibby) Linscott and Fred Silvus.

Surviving are her daughters, Kaye Longstreth of New Mexico, Mary Jo Sands (Ron) of Napoleon, Ohio and Linda Moore of Wilmington, Ohio; there are five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Prior to retiring, she owned and operated the Hackney Store for several years.

Friends may call Wednesday at the McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Private funeral services for the immediate family will be held following the visitation. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Online condolences may be made by visiting