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Ruth L. Chambers, 86 of Auburn, and formerly of Lebanon, Ohio, died October 31, 2016 at The Ambassador in Nebraska City. Born to Benjamin and Mary (Penick) Clifton on July 26, 1930 in Covington, Kentucky, Ruth was an avid reader and enjoyed fishing every chance she could. Her grandchildren were her passion in life as well as being a long time member of the First Church of Christ in Lebanon.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Oliver Chambers, two brothers and three sisters.

Ruth is survived by her three sons, Dan (Sherry) Chambers, David Chambers and Darrell (Nan) Chambers; one daughter, Donna (Robert) Schmitz; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Friday, November 4th from with a funeral service following at Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, in Lebanon, Ohio. Interment was to follow in Miami Valley Memory Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Activities Department at the Ambassador Nursing Home in Nebraska City.

Arrangements were made by Marshall Funeral Chapel, Nebraska City and Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon. Online condolences may be sent to or

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