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Ruth Plummer Hammons Arrowood

February 15, 1927 ~ February 22, 2017 (age 90)

Ruth E. Plummer Hammons Arrowood, 90 of Portsmouth, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at the SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth. She was born Feb. 15, 1927 in Lewis County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late James and Zorah Howell Plummer. Ruth was also preceded in death by her husband Virgil Arrowood and 3 sons, Larry, Donald and Charles (Buck) Hammons and 3 brothers, John, Donald and William Plummer.
     Ruth is survived by her children, Robert (Barb) Hammons of Fayetville, Zorah (Jack) Howard of Columbus, James (Lou) Hammons of Scioto Furnace, Michael Hammons of Millersport and Lucy “Cricket” (Mike) Covert of Waverly; 17 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 5 gt. gt. grandchildren.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at the Adkins-Brant Funeral Home in Portsmouth.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. The family will receive friends from noon until the funeral hour on Monday. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth for their great care.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

SOMC Hospice
2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662, OH
Tel: 1-740-356-2567

 Service Information

February 27, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Adkins Family Funeral Home
1503 Offnere St
P.O. Box 270
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Funeral Service
February 27, 2017

2:00 PM

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