Ruth Collins, 82, died December 24 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born in Knott County to the late Alex and Maggie Hall, she was the widow of Elmer Collins.
She was graduated from Whitesburg High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University before transferring to Fugazzi Business School.
She moved to Roseville, Mich., in 1964, then settled in Cincinnati, Oh., in 1982.
She had worked as a secretary, and was active in the senior citizen group at Harvest Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Pam Owen and husband Randy; a grandson, Nick Owen; three sisters, Mary Ann Owens, Joan Slone and Gertrude Barnett of Ermine; a brother, Bruce Hall; and brothers-in-law and sistersin law, Lorraine and John Sexton, and Jim and Brenda Collins.
Funeral services were held December 27 in Cincinnati. Burial was also in Cincinnati.