pathway doorOWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/19) — Ruth N. Troutman, 80 of Owensboro, formerly of Calhoun went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Ruth Nell Basham was born March 7, 1939 in Hardinsburg, Kentucky to the late Paul Elijah and Edna Mae Triplett Basham and was married to Guy Carol Troutman April 5, 1981. Ruth was a retired nurse from Ohio County Hospital in Hartford and a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Calhoun. She enjoyed fishing, shopping, camping and spending time with both her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Guy C. Troutman; a son, Tony Berry of Dundee; six daughters, Paulette Marciniak of Henderson, Melissa Wilson (Greg) of Calhoun, Lisa Henning (Bobby) of Hardinsburg, Louise Keach (Bill) of Owensboro, Tammy Campbell (Don) of Calhoun, and DeAndra Bethel (Tim) of Owensboro; 19 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and a great great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Pleasant Hope General Baptist Church with the Revs. Ron Hampton and Tracy Burnett officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hope Cemetery in McLean County. Friends may visit with Ruth’s family from 11:30 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Pleasant Hope General Baptist Church. Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel is handling the arrangements for Ruth’s family.

The Ruth N. Troutman family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Pleasant Hope Cemetery Fund; C/O Tom Howard; 3583 Kentucky 136 East; Calhoun, Kentucky 42327. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at the church.

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