Ruth Deasel Kidd, 68, of Princeton, formerly of Metropolis, Illinois, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at her home


Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, located at 5187 Old Marion Rd. in Metropolis. All are welcome to attend and celebrate her life


Ruth was a loving wife and mother, a homemaker, Girl Scout leader and active in school functions.  In her life, she worked at several jobs, was a stay-at-home mother and was co-owner of an oil and gas drilling and production company.


Survivors include her husband of 50 years Francis Patrick Kidd; two children. Lora Anne Kidd Powell and husband Edgar Powell of Thompson Station, Tennessee and Jamin Patrick Kidd of Princeton, Indiana; four grandchildren, JaKaitlyn Anne Kidd, Avery Ruth Powell, Levi Douglas Powell and  Audrey Anne Powell; and two sisters, Alberta Rogers Wallace and Mary Morris.


She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Lora and Benjamin Deasel; her sisters, Alvena Deasel and Aline Deasel; and her brother, Herman Deasel


She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.