Ruth Durant
02/03/1948 – 08/22/2016

OBIT FOR:     Ruth A.  Durant , 68

Ruth A. Durant , 68 of  Zanesville died at 12:54 PM  Monday, August 22, 2016 at the Genesis Health Care Emergency Room following a courageous battle with cancer since July of 2015.

She was born on February 3, 1948 in Zanesville the daughter of Frankie and  Audrey McNutt Hopkins.

Ruth was a member of Norval Park Church of Christ and retired from National City Bank/PNC.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa R. (Dave) Curby; a grandson, Cole M. Bryan; a granddaughter, Jennifer (Jacob) Curby-Borowski and a great grandson, Christopher Shriver; and numerous friends especially Edna “Mae” (Danny) Paskell, Kathy Ellis and her care giver Belinda Sowers.  Ruth was preceded in death in addition to her parents by a brother, Terry Hopkins.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 pm Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home where funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, August 26, 2016. Burial will conclude at the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Ruth’s family please visit