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Ruth M. Johnson

Ruth M. Johnson, age 89, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Sunday, August 21, 2022, at Altercare Summit Acres in Caldwell. She was born September 18, 1932, in Marietta, daughter of the late Columbus and Minnie Rowlands Ogle. Ruth was a graduate of Dexter City High School. She was a beloved mother and homemaker, and she worked as a driver for the Noble County Senior Citizens Center for many years. She enjoyed painting ceramics and she loved canning and baking. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who always took care of her family.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Edward Johnson, who died June 21, 2006; one daughter, Lisa Hutchins: one son, David Johnson; one grandson, Jason Danford; and one sister, Alice Fogle.

Surviving are her children, Judy Kay (Gregg) Ackerman of Bellville, Randall (Debbie) Johnson of Cambridge, and Karen Danford of Caldwell; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchldren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday, August 24, 2022, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will follow visitation at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Olive Cemetery. An online guestbook may be signed at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department, 215 West Street PO Box 24, Caldwell, Ohio 43724

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