1cloudsHOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Ruth Messamore, 68, of Dawson Springs, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

She was born April 12, 1945 in Ashland, KY to the late Hayden Romans and Missouri Alice Sparks Romans. She was also preceded in death by two half brothers, and four half sisters.

Mrs. Messamore was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed making crafts. She was an animal lover; advocate and supporter of the A.S.P.C.A. She also enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 50 ½ years, Billy Messamore of Dawson Springs; one daughter, Sonya Welch of Eva, TN; two sons, Greg Messamore of Dawson Springs and Jason Messamore of Green Bay, WI; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Burial will be private at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the A.S.P.C.A. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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