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Ruth Gough

November 25, 1925 — January 18, 2021

Ruth W. Gough, 95, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. She was born November 25, 1925 in Daviess Co. to the late Clarence E. and Mary Ida Thompson Welsh. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Milton D. Gough on January 5, 2009.

Ruth is survived by her children, Rev. Ernest Eugene Gough and wife Linda of Nashville, Tennessee, Carolyn Webb of Mooresville, N.C., and Marilyn McMillan of Xenia, Ohio, six grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

The funeral service with limited attendance for Mrs. Gough will be Friday, January 22, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM Friday at the funeral home.

The number of those attending shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and shall enter the doors near the flagpole on the Breckenridge Street side of the building.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alive, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203 or to Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at and at .

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