Ruth Regina Rexon, 96, of Wiley Christian Retirement Community in Marlton, New Jersey entered into the presence of her Savior on Saturday, January 12, 2019. She was born on December 5, 1922, to Howard and Sara Rexon of Dairy Knoll Farm in Stratford, New Jersey. After graduating from New Jersey State Teachers College (TCNJ) at the age of 19 with a degree in physical education, she went on to study at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. She became a career missionary with Bible Christian Union (Life In Messiah) and then The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM). For many years, her ministry focus was on outreach to people of the Jewish faith through Message to Israel and included several trips to Russia and Eastern Europe. She spent time in Lebanon and Lancaster, Pennsylvania working with area churches. She also served on the Board of Directors for Life In Messiah and was involved with the ministry of America’s Keswick in Whiting, New Jersey. Ruth dedicated her life to serving others and sharing the good news of the Gospel.
One of eight children, Ruth is survived by her sister Evelyn North of Marlton, New Jersey, brother Howard Rexon (Audrey) of Williamstown, New Jersey and a host of nieces and nephews. All her dear friends and family were happy to have shared her with a world that needs to know the Savior. A private burial will be held on January 26, 2019 followed by a Memorial Service at Wiley Church, 99 E. Main Street in Marlton at 2 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cedar Lane Missionary Homes, Inc., 103 Cedar Lane, Laurel Springs, New Jersey 08021 or to Wiley Christian Retirement Community, 99 E. Main Street, Marlton, New Jersey 08053.
Arrangements by the DuBois Funeral Home, Audubon, NJ. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.duboisfuneralhome.net.