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Ruth Ann Kemp

March 20, 1946April 8, 2020

Ruth Ann Kemp, 74, Fulton, MO, formerly of Holts Summit, MO passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at St Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.

Ruth was born on March 20, 1946 in Union, MO the daughter of Chat and Viola (Duncan) Spurgeon who preceded her in death. She was married on February 11, 1977 in Jefferson City, MO to Clyde “Wally” Kemp who preceded her in death on February 5, 2003. She retired from Unilever, formerly Cheesebrough Ponds, in 2004 as production support. Ruth was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed working in her flower gardens when she was able to, going to the casino and watching wreath making videos. Survivors include: her daughter, Kimberly Kemp of Fulton, MO; one brother, David Spurgeon (Sharon) of Houston, MO; two sisters, Nancy Hern of Cabool, MO and Wilma Treece (Dale) of Auxvasse, MO; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Walker and four brothers, Bobby Spurgeon, Freddie Spurgeon, Billy Spurgeon and Mark Spurgeon.

Due to the present healthcare precautions, private family services will be held on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Debo Funeral Home in Holts Summit, MO with Rev Mike Crowson officiating. Burial will follow in Summit Memorial Park in Holts Summit, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court St, Fulton, MO 65251.

  • FAMILY

  • Kimberly Kemp, Daughter
  • David Spurgeon (Sharon), Brother
  • Nancy Hern, Sister
  • Wilma Treece (Dale), Sister
  • Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Casey Walker, Pallbearer
  • Cody Walker, Pallbearer
  • Steve Douglas, Pallbearer
  • Lucas Vandeloecht, Pallbearer
  • Ethan Watring, Pallbearer
  • Ronnie Spurgeon, Pallbearer
  • Mike Gazaway, Honorary Pallbearer
  • David Spurgeon, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dale Treece, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • American Cancer Society

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  • Burial

    Monday, April 13, 2020

  • Private Family Service

    Monday, April 13, 2020

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