Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Ruth (Sleppy) Aleshire (November 13, 1927)

Ruth (Sleppy) Aleshire, 91, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Village Green where she had been a resident for five years. She was born November 13, 1927 to the late Delbert Sr. & Myrtle Lee of Arcanum. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Delbert Lee Jr, son Robert (Gene) Sleppy, and the father of her children Robert Sleppy, Sr.

Surviving are her children, Ed and Becky Sleppy of New Madison, Joell and Ernie Rodriguez of Seattle, Washington, and Joe and Tina Sleppy of La Porte, Indiana, 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews, and cousins.

She was employed at Fram Corporation, Houstons Restaurant and Suttons Grocery in Arcanum. Ruth attended Faith United Methodist Church in Arcanum for many years.

Services will be held at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Her children will receive family and friends one hour prior to service. Burial to follow in Castine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s research.