Ruth Naomia Kidney

Ruth Naomia Kidney, 88, of Belton, passed away December 9, 2020. Ruth was born May 6, 1932 to Clarence (Skeet) and Estelle McClymond in Deepwater. She has made her home in Belton since the early 60’s.

Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Kidney, son, Leslie Van Eaton and her brothers, Joe McClymond and Wendell McClymond, her three sisters, Elaine Welch, Esther Mortenson, and Lucille Bigler.


She is survived by her sons, Mike (Kathy) VanEaton and John (Liz) VanEaton; daughter, Marletta Walling; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She loved her family and her dog, Lizzy.


Ruth was a nature lover in every way, as she grew up on a farm where she was a happy child.

A graveside visitation is set for 10-10:30 a.m., and service at 10:30 am Tuesday, December 15 in the Belton Cemetery. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcgilleygeorgebelton.com for the Kidney family.


Arrangements: McGilley & George Funeral Home

611 Chestnut, Belton MO 64012 (816-322-2995)