Ruth Anne (Koch) Jernigan

Jan 6, 2014

Ruth Anne (Koch) Jernigan, 97, of Sandusky and Huron, died Jan. 6, 2014, in Providence Care Center, Sandusky.

She was the beloved wife of the late James C. Jernigan; cherished mother of Sue Jernigan Tierney, Lynne Michelle Jernigan (deceased), and Mark Alan Jernigan; dearest grandmother of Erin Jernigan, James "Ike" Jernigan, Stacey Newcomb Sigafoos, Tom Brewka, Tiffany Bufton Brewka, Doug Brewka and Rex Brewka; sister of Evelyn Sarnecki (deceased), Bernard Koch (deceased), Genevieve Koch (deceased), Elmer Koch,(deceased), Richard Koch (deceased), Thomas Koch and Mary Lou Turner.

A Memorial Service will be announced and take place at a later date.

Contributions may be made, on behalf of Ruth Jernigan, to Pilot Dogs, Inc., 625 W. Town St., Columbus, OH 43215-4496 (614-221-6367). Pilot Dogs Inc. was responsible for providing Ruth Jernigan with her faithful companion of more than 12 years, Marilyn, a white standard poodle.

Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main Street, Huron, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be shared at