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 fosterfh.com.