Ruth Ann Berry, 81, Marion, went to be with the Lord at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne at 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017. She was born in Beattyville, Kentucky, on May 16, 1936, to the late Caeser and Thelma (Jones) Rose. Ruth married Melvin Dean Berry on July 17, 1956, and he preceded her in death in 2004.
Ruth retired from Thomson Consumer Electronics (formerly RCA), and she was a member of Twin City Bible Baptist. She enjoyed reading and was especially known for how very friendly and kind she was to others. Her family and grandchildren brought her great joy, and she loved them dearly.
She is survived by her daughter, Lynette Harris, Marion; son, Michael David Berry, Walnut, Illinois; and grandchildren, Sara Harris, Jakob Harris, Allison Berry, Shelby Berry, and Matthew Berry.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Melvin Dean Berry, II.
The family will receive visitors from 10:30-11:30 a.m. with Ruth's funeral service beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Grant Memorial Park Chapel, 1606 W. 26th St., Marion, IN. Pastor Dale Schuiteman will be officiating with burial taking place at 1 p.m. at Marion National Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Integrity Funeral Care, 2901 S. Washington St., Marion, IN.
Online condolences may be made at www.ifccares.com.