Ruth Ann Carney

July 2, 1944 ~ July 18, 2021 (age 77)


Ruth Ann Carney, 77, of Burlington, MI passed away at her home on July 18, 2021.

Ruth was born on July 02, 1944, in Olivet, MI to the late Harold Arthur and Rhea Nelly DePew Lincoln. She was united in marriage with William "Lee" O'Brien, who preceded her in death. She later married Dale Carney, who also preceded her in death.
Ruth worked as a Machine Operator for Quality Springs TOGO in Coldwater for twenty-five years, retiring in 2008. She loved to play Bingo and go to the Casino.

Ruth is survived by children, Mikeal (Robin Annis) O'Brien, Kerpatrick O'Brien, and Sherrie O'Brien; grandchildren, LaTisha (Richard Pratt) O'Brien, Ronni O'Brien, Kristina (Dayton) Kessler, Robert Harbarger; two great grandchildren, Abigail Smith and Grace Pratt; six siblings; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by numerous relatives on Dale Carney's side. Ruth was preceded in death by four siblings.

Cremation has taken place and a gathering will be held later. Ruth's cremated remains will be interred in Floral Lawn Memorial GardensArrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy 27 N, Marshall, MI 49068. Please visit to view the online obituary, sign the guest book or leave messages for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Humane Society of Southwest Michigan, 2500 Watkins Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015. Online donations may be made at . Assistance with memorials is also provided at the funeral home.

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