Ruth Irene Brittingham, 98 passed away Saturday, September 15, 2007 at the Gibson General Hospital Skilled Care Unit in Princeton.


She was the only 80-year plus alumnus of the Mt. Olympus High School. She was a great historian and could tell you the history of the Wheeling and Oatsville communities. 

Ruth was born
August 6, 1909 to Charlie & Cordelia (Belcher) Roberts, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ottis Brittingham in 1997; a son, George Edmond Brittingham; and a grandson, Mark Brittingham

She is survived by her 4 sons, Rob Roy of Columbus, SC, Ray Ross of Oatsville; Joe of New Port Richey, FL, and Bert Alan Brittingham of Francisco; 3 daughters, Bonnie Marie Huff of Hardinsburg, IN, Vivory Brewer of Oakland City, and Betty Louise McDowell of Springfield, TN; 18 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren. 

Funeral Services will be held on
Wednesday September 19, 2007 at 10:00 AM at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will be at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.


Friends may visit from 4 until 8 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.