Ruth Samson
12/06/1931 – 09/11/2009

Ruth Ellen Shell Samson, 77, passed away at her residence, Friday, September 11, 2009 after an extended illness. Ruth was born Dec. 6, 1931 in Newark OH the Daughter of the late Rolland E. and Marjorie Holmes Shell. She is survived by two sons, Rock William (Cathy) Samson of Roseville, OH and Richard Vail (Susan) Samson of Montgomery, AL; daughter, Rochelle Samson Talbert of Eclectic, AL; brothers, Richard L. (Helen) Shell of Englewood, OH and Paul E. Shell of Buchanon, TN, and Sister-in-laws, Phyllis Samson and Luvella Rutter, a brother-in-law Bob Samson of Duncan Falls; 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Albert Vail Samson who passed away May 31st 2003, a brother Ted Shell and a sister Beth Helen Shell. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday September 16th at the Thompson-Farus Funeral Home, Duncan Falls, where Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Stephen Harrop officiating. Burial will follow in Duncan Falls cemetery. To send a note of condolence to the Samson family go to: