ALLIANCE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ruth L. Carmichael, age 97, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022, with her loving family at her side.

She was born March 16, 1925 to the late George and Gladys (Yoeman) Burkhart. 

Ruth was well known in the community as she was a cashier for many years at Quaker City IGA in Beloit.

She loved her family dearly. She enjoyed spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; sisters, Marjorie and Emma and brothers, Clarence, Milton and Harley. 

She is survived by her sons, Phil (Georgina) Carmichael and Paul Carmichael; grandchildren, Tabitha, Naomi, Sarah, Emily and Rachel and great- grandchildren, Gabriel, Christian, Justus, Apollos, Titus and JoAnna. She will be greatly missed by those who knew her.

A private burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit. 

Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home. Friends and family can send their condolences to

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A television tribute will air Monday, October 24 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.