JOHNS, RUTH E. “Ruthie”; of Waterford; passed away peacefully at her home, with prayerful support of her children on October 11, 2014; at 91 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Robert Johns. Loving mother of Cherri (Rick) Barrett, Sue (Larry) Lempicki, and Lori (Rick) Boufford; special grandmother of Lindsay (Bryce) Patton, Annie (Todd) Arnot, Emily Barrett (Steve Adkins), Stephanie (John) Ris, Sean Collins (Emma Silva), Jeremy (Carrie) Lempicki, Cari (Steve) Hermes, Arthur Boufford, and Grant Boufford; great grandmother of seven. Ruth was a fun loving and gentle woman. Her courageous spirit inspired all that knew her to enjoy life and to meet each day with love and kindness. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 3795 Sashabaw Rd., Waterford 48329. A Viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at church. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME-WATERFORD. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen Lutheran Church or the Jacket Club of Keego Harbor. Envelopes available at the funeral home. To send a condolence go to in Daily Tribune on Oct. 15, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 3 "Dear Cherri, Even though I didn't know your Mom, just from..."- Carol Lebert"So sorry for your loss. I met your mom and dad when my Uncle..."- Kay Johnson"May the peace, that only our Loving Lord can grant, sustain..."- Karla Heinert Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Ruth Johns Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Ruth Johns Add a photo +