The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


December 21, 2012

Patsy Ruf

— Patsy Gail Ruf, 63, of Athens passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at home.

Patsy Ruf was born May 4, 1949, in Limestone County to James Vining and Gertrude Graviet Vining. She was a member of Mount Zion Church of Christ.

The funeral for Mrs. Ruf will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial is in Germantown Cemetery with Everett Conn officiating. 

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband Marvin Ruf; sons, Jason Ruf, and Justin Ruf and wife Karla; brother, Roger Vining and wife Debbie; sister, Paula Bullington and husband Joe; mother, Gertrude Graviet Vining; grandchildren, Jaden and Jonas Ruf.

Pallbearers are Corey Vining, Clint Vining, Lucas Beaty, David Mitchell, Chad Reed and Jason Gilliam.

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