Ruby Ann Olmstead Johnson



Ruby Ann Olmstead Johnson, 72, of Columbus, died at 7:45 p.m. January 14, 2018, at Willow Crossing Health and Rehab.

Ruby was born June 3, 1945, in Columbus, the daughter of Grant and Elnora Chasteen Olmstead.

She was a “social butterfly” who enjoyed helping people and attending church.

She especially loved her grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Martin Wright officiating. Calling will be from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Centerstone Columbus.

Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca Douglas of Seymour; brother, Elvin (Sue) Olmstead of Carrolton, Kentucky; a sister, Grace Olmstead of Columbus; grandchildren, Kevin Douglas and Azure Douglas; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Albert, Arlie, Elmer and Richard Olmstead; sisters, Dorothy Blanford, Louise Blanford, Lillie Bense and JoAnn Green; and several nieces and nephews.

You are invited to view her video tribute, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.


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