WARREN – Thelma Ruffin, age 92, lifelong area resident, entered into the joys of eternal life Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Community Skilled Nursing Centre. She was born October 2, 1927 in Warren, the daughter of John and Leola (White) Osburn.
Thelma was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and a member of Grace A.M.E. Church. She retired as an inspector from Packard Electric after thirty-four years of employment. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, and politics.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son, David Ruffin of Warren; three grandchildren: Janee Ruffin, Patrice Kirksey, and Joseph Kirksey; one great-granddaughter, Alliyah Kirksey; and a host of extended family and friends who loved her and miss her.
Preceding her in death are her parents, John and Leola Osburn; her beloved husband, William L. Ruffin; one daughter, Cheryl Ruffin-Kirksey; and two brothers, James and Melvin Osburn.
Services are 10:00 am Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call 9:00 to 10:00 am Saturday at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Thelma Ruffin, please visit our floral store.