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Ruth V. Crist Eichelberger

December 2, 2018

Burial Date: December 6, 2018

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence 7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence, KY 41042 Dec. 6, 6 p.m.

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Ruth Virginia (Eichelberger) Crist, 92, of Fort Wright, passed away Sunday, Dec, 2, 2018. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Covington, where she was a member of the Women’s Guild. She was a charter member of the Stringtown Women’s Club, past president of Beechwood Schools PTA, and loved to sew and cook. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Melvin “Mel” Crist; five brothers; four sisters. She is survived by her children, Richard Crist, Harold Crist, Gloria (Gary) Kicken, Roger Crist and Greg (Judy) Crist; nine grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; one great great grandson. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 4 – 6 p.m., with funeral services following at 6 p.m., at Stith Funeral Homes, Florence. Entombment at Highland Cemetery will be held at the privacy of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made, in Ruth’s name, to St. Elizabeth Hospice, c/o St. Elizabeth Foundation, 1 Medical Village Dr., Edgewood, Ky., 41017.