Ruth Marie Gibbons
03/17/1931 – 09/21/2012

Ruth Marie Gibbons, 81 of Zanesville died 7:45 AM Friday, September 21, 2012 at her residence.

She was born March 17, 1931 in Caldwell the daughter of Raymond A. and Rebecca Marie (Kirkbride) Poling.

She was Methodist By Faith and was employed as a waitress in the Food Industry for many years.

Ruth is survived by two daughters: Jackie Denton; Patsy Jean Wickham; three sons; Michael Allen Wickham; William Edward (Teresa) Denton and Ernest Lee (April) Denton; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one brother: Raymond (Betty) Poling Jr. and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by one brother: Gerald Poling; one sister: Maebelle Warrick.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday Sept. 25th from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 at the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. where funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday Sept. 26th. Burial will conclude in the Zanesville Memorial Park Zanesville OH.

Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit