Date of Death: 25 Feb 1915
Subject: Ruth (Halbert) Kimberlin
Source: unknown, 5 Mar 1915

Ruth Halbert was born in … county, Illinois, February 12, 1836, and died at her home near … February 25, 1915, at the age of seventy-nine years and thirteen days. At the age of nine years she came with her mother to Andrew county, Missouri. She professed … Jesus at the age of fourteen and was a member of the M… church for six years, when she united with the Bethel Baptist church, of which she remained a faithful and active member until her death. December 14, 1855, she was married to Ferdinand W. Kimberlin, to whom were born nine children, four sons and five daughters, … , Helena; Mary A. Gordon, …; Reba Pulley, Helena; Sara …, St. Joseph; Dora L. and … of the home. Three sons, John, … and Galen preceded her to the spirit world. Mrs. Kimberlin was of a fine character. She was … deeply pious. Her home was known for its unbounded hospitality. She will be greatly missed in the … and in the community. Funeral services were conducted by [the author] of this obituary, Rev. S. …., Bethel Baptist church in the presence of a large audience. … was buried in the cemetery near there to await the resurrection of the just.