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Barbara Sue (Robinson) Ruff

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640


(p) 740-286-2010


Barbara Sue (Robinson) Ruff, age 83, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Ohio. She was born July 19, 1936 in Kentucky to John and Effie Scott, later moving to Jackson, Ohio.

Barbara attended Jackson High School. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Richardson (Robinson); her mother and father, John and Effie Scott; brother, Raleigh Scott; and sister, Mary Johnson.

Her greatest love was working and selling antiques especially antique jewelry. Barbara had many friends in the antique business as well as her neighborhood friends and will be missed.

She is survived by her two grandchildren, Cody and Amber Richardson; sisters, Betty Tucker, and Elizabeth (Paul) Wyant; brother, Bill (Barb) Scott; niece, Becky Tucker and many other nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Her final resting place will be at the Fairmont Cemetery next to her father and mother, John and Effie Scott. At her request there will be no calling hours or public services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Online condolences may be sent to

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