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Ruth Taynor

d. March 9, 2016

Ruth Taynor, age 81, of Columbus, passed away March 9, 2016 at home surrounded by family. Member of Buckeye Christian Church and former longtime member of Southside Church of Christ.

Preceded in death by husbands, Jack DeVine and James Taynor; parents, Thamar and Elizabeth Newlon, and siblings.

Survived by children, James (Kim) DeVine, Jacalyn Bush, Norman (Debbie) DeVine, Tim (Marilynn) DeVine, Becky Koehler, Kenny DeVine, Sandy Massara, Carol (Keith) Turner, Rob (Mary) Taynor, and Mary Beth (John) Souders; 19 grandchildren, Jennifer (Loren), James (Julie), Angie, Allen (Candy), Matt (Christy), Chad, Kevin (Michelle), Ciara, Ryan, Megan, Andrew, Dalton (Sara), Desiree (Brad), Zachary, Carlee, Halle, Sarah, Abby, and Katie; 13 great-grandchildren, Makayla, Kiersten, Trevor, Claire, Julia, Natalie, Gracie, Maddie, Annie, Maizy, Casey, Avery, and Baylor; nieces, nephews, and many special friends. Your children are the only thing that you're ever in charge of that have eternal value. Love you around the world!

Family will receive friends, Friday March 11, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Saturday 12 noon, Pastor Stan Kirtlan, Jeff Helton, and Phil Yocum officiating. To sign and view Ruth's online guest book please visit

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