Age 67, of Michigan Center, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 23, 2021 under the loving care of her family and Elara Caring Hospice. Ruth is survived by her beloved family, her husband of 41 years, Lonnie; son, Ronnie (Tina) Staton; daughter, Crystal (Kurt) Gamet; five grandchildren, Katie and Kyle Staton, Isabella, Peyton and Dawson Gamet; sister, Angela (Lee) Edwards; brother, Larry (Julie) Yager; sister-in-law, Esteline Hammond; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by parents, John and Margaret Yager; brothers, John “Jack” Yager and Raymond Yager; parents-in-law, Jerry and Mary Staton and brother-in-law, Paul Hammond. Ruth worked at CertainTeed for many years. She enjoyed camping, travel, fishing, going out to dinner, flea markets and shopping; more especially was just the time spent with her family doing all of those things. She was a member of the Little Vineyard Church of Old Regular Baptist in Eaton Rapids. A service to honor Ruth’s life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 11:00 am with Brother Estill Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Jackson. A luncheon will be held at 1 pm at Gene Davis and Son Banquet Center 3575 Francis Street in Jackson. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm with Brother Estill Hamilton leading an evening service at 7:30 pm.
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