Ruth Jean Witherell, age 82 of Lowell, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son Mark (Julee) Witherell; her parents Eugene and Lydia Kirby and her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Arlyn Witherell; sons Craig Witherell and Erick (Denise) Witherell; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell MI 49331. Chaplin Shannon Witherell officiating. Interment Balcom Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell MI.