Ruth Jones Lake age 91 of Hwy 25 in Berea, passed
away Tuesday, June 01, 2004 at the Annville Nursing Home.
Ruth was born in Morristown, Tennessee to the late Fred and Elizabeth
Courtney Jones. Her family came Morristown to Climax, Kentucky when Ruth
was two years old by covered wagon. She was a food service manager for
EKU, Berea Hospital, Holiday Inn, Spindel Top Hall and Boone Tavern.
While she was employed with Boone Tavern under the direction of Richard
Hougan she created the original Spoonbread recipe. She was also a member
of the First Baptist Church in East Bernstadt.
She is survived by one granddaughter Paula Felty and her husband
Kenneth of East Bernstadt; one great grandson Paul Felty; and one sister
Stella Abrams and her husband Ted of Dayton, OH.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband
Ronald Lake, one son Paul Edward Lake and 13 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Lakes Funeral Home in
Berea with Rev. Kenneth Felty and Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Burial
will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday at the funeral home.