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  • Ruth Allene Netherton

  • Ruth Allene Netherton, 77, of Independence, Mo., passed away and went into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 22, 2013.

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  • Ruth Allene Netherton, 77, of Independence, Mo., passed away and went into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 22, 2013.
    Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m., at D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City. Burial will follow.
    Ruth was born to Sherman A. and Mary (Johnson) Nowell in Holden, Mo. on June 5, 1936. They later moved to Pleasant Hill before moving to Kansas City in 1947. Ruth attended McCoy Grade School and graduated from East High School in 1954. Ruth was married to Herbert E. Binsbacher Jr. from 1957 to 1973, and had two daughters, Mary Ann and Ruth Ann. During her 39 year career as an Administrative Professional, she worked for Goppert Bank, KCMO Police Dept. and First Federal Bank. Ruth met the love of her life, James E. Netherton Jr., at her 30 year high school reunion, they married in 1988. Ruth was a member of Belmont Christian Church, Kansas City, Mo., and then First Christian Church, Independence. Ruth’s life was guided by her strong faith in the Lord and unconditional love for family and friends. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Shane Felts.
    Ruth is survived by her husband of 24 years, Jim; daughters, Mary Ann (Keith) Felts of Plattsburg, Mo., and Ruth Ann (Kevin) Kolb of Overland Park, Kan.; four grandsons, Myron, Brandon and Reggie Felts, and Scott Kolb; and many cousins, other relatives and many friends.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Independence - Tabitha’s Closet, 125 S. Pleasant St., Independence, MO 64050 (816-252-6100) or to your local animal shelter. Condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com.
    Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 816-353-1218.
     
     
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