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Ruth Charlotte "Ruthie" Briggs

September 3, 1960 - September 1, 2019

Ruth Charlotte “Ruthie” Briggs, 58, of Shadyside, Ohio passed away September 1, 2019, at Wheeling Hospital Wheeling, WV.

Ruthie was born September 3, 1960, in Lancaster, California a daughter of the late, William A. and Leah Jane Yeater Briggs.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was a brother, Robert B. “Stratton” Briggs.

Surviving is her companion of 37 years, Scott Cook, a daughter, Tiana (Mitchell) Rose of St. Clairsville, OH, two nieces, Ashly (Tanner) Defibaugh of Martins Ferry, OH and Jessica Barnett of Wheeling, WV, a sister, Tina M. Barnett of Bellaire, OH, grandchildren, Layla, and Cambri Rose, Breyona, Michael, Bryson, Brantly, Addey, and Treyton

In honoring Ruth’s wishes there will be no visitation. Final arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.

Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio is assisting the family.

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