Ruth Ellen Krause McCoy, 70, of Mayfield, Ky., formerly of Marshall, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Mills Health & Rehab in Mayfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Pastor William Voelker officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to The Pat Summitt Foundation. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born July 29, 1942, in St. Joseph, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Herman Krause and Ruby Wharton Krause. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Paducah, Ky., and a retired employee of the Mayfield City School System.
She is survived by her husband, Roy McCoy; one daughter, Susan McCoy of Sellersburg, Ind.; one brother, Marshall Krause of Marshall; four sisters, Jean Whorley of Princeton, N.C., Beverly
Jones of Decatur, Ill., Peggy Bright of Newport News, Va., and Lilla Gray of Slaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Faye Stone.