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Ruth Arvin Winkle

September 1, 2018 December 1, 2013
Ruth Arvin Winkle
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Ruth Arvin Winkle, 95, of McKee Rd, widow of Carlo Winkle, passed away Sunday, December 1st, 2013 at the Irvine Rehabilitation and Health Center after a short illness. She was born September 1st 1918 in Estill County, and lived there all her life. She and Carlo were married February 3rd 1940 and spent 59 loving years together. Ruth was a homemaker for many years and enjoyed every minute of it. She put God first then family. She will be missed more than words can say. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Carlo Winkle; her dear father and mother Albert and Myrtie Edwards Arvin; her sister Bessie May Richardson; four brothers Clyde Walker Arvin, James Franklin Arvin, Edward Turner Arvin and William Hunter (Bill) Arvin Ruth is survived by one daughter, Beverly Ann and husband Don Collier of Irvine; her son Gary Lee Winkle of Irvine; three grandchildren Belinda Collier of Irvine, Sandy and husband Robert Collins of Waco and Gary Lee Winkle, Jr. of Berlin Germany; two sisters Anna Louise Cox of Irvine, and Wilberta Jane Richardson of Connersville, IN; one brother John Dale and wife Mildred Arvin of Irvine; four sister-in-laws Dora Winkle, Mary Helen and husband Jimmy Garrett, Alice Arvin and Edith Henderson; a very special friend dear to the family, Hallie Harris; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be held Wednesday, December 4th, at 1:00 pm, at the Irvine 1st Church of God, with Bro. Glennis Sizemore and Bro. Elder Gobel. Burial will follow in the South Irvine Cemetery. Friends may call after 6:00 pm Tuesday, December 3rd, at the Lewis Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Glenn Richardson, Robert Collins, Larry Cox, Phillip Cox, Winfred Winkle, Stuart Arvin. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenny Abshear, Roy "Dink" Dixon, Jr., Charlie Park, Sammy Cox, Greg Arvin, Johnny Arvin, and Brent Arvin.


1:00 PM Wed., December 4th 2013

Irvine First Church of God


6:00 pm Tues., December 3rd 2013

Lewis Funeral Home

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