Virginia Ruth Slee, 86, of Lexington, passed away December 15, 2018 at Riverbend Heights Nursing Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Walker Nadler Fuller Funeral Home from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm. Graveside service will also be on Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
Ruth was born December 28, 1931in Napton, Missouri to Guy and Bessie Mae (Powers) Nichols. She married Charles Albert Slee February 24, 1950 in Marshall. He passed away January 17, 1999. Ruth had worked in housekeeping at the Lafayette Manor Nursing Home.
Survivors include, her son, Terry Slee and wife Debbie of Lexington; brother, James Nichols of Marshall; sister, Barbara Ann Claggett of Marshall; son in law, Dale Lebinski; four grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; and three step great great grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter, Vicky Lynn Lebinski; brothers, Percy Nichols, Robert Nichols and Guy Nichols, Jr.; and sisters, Sara Elizabeth Vesser, Julia Marie Long, Dorothy Maxine Riley, Thelma Gann and Martha Sue Frakes.