Ruth Taylor Lutz, 63, of Marietta, passed away on Sunday (Oct. 7, 2012) at Harmar Place. She was born in East Liverpool, Ohio, a daughter of Jess and Tina Winland Taylor. Ruth enjoyed volunteering at various hospitals and organizations and was recognized for her volunteer work. She enjoyed going to church and was a member at Lynn Street Church of Christ and also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
She married Walter Eugene Lutz who preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 1979. She is survived by three sons: Dale (Shannon) Lutz of Brookfield, Ill., John (Amy) Lutz of Columbia, S.C., and Matt (Missy) Lutz of Marietta; five grandchildren, Joshua, Paul, Hannah, Rachel, and John; brother, Robert Taylor; and aunt, Pansy (Kenneth) Ice.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and granddaughter, Maggie Mae Aaron.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday (Oct. 28) at Lynn Street Church of Christ, 1714 Lynn Street, Parkersburg; McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.