Ruth Cole

Obituary of Ruth Cole

Ruth E. Cole, 90, Marion, died at 9:50 a.m., Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Colonial Oaks Health Care. She was born in Blackford County, Indiana to the late Garland and Doris (Monroe) Peck. Ruth was a 1939 graduate of Jefferson Township High School, Upland, IN. She married Samuel L. Cole on June 23, 1940. He preceded her in death on June 11, 2012.

Ruth worked as a bookkeeper for Marion Community Schools, retiring in 1984. She had also worked at General Tire and at Meyer Jewelry Store, Marion. Mrs. Cole was a member of Grace Community Church and enjoyed reading, traveling, puzzles and fishing.

Survivors include her daughters, Rita (J.W.) McFarlin, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Maureen (Wayne) Cox, Trafalger, IN; sons, Myron (Linda) Cole, Nashville, IN, Dennis (Tina) Cole, Sweetser, IN; grandchildren, Marcy (Mike) Hamilton, Andrea (Todd) Uzarowski, Heather (Tim) McFarlin-Page, Chris (Jenny) Cox, Eric (Stacy) Cox, Malini (Scott) Stiles, Pinki Cole, Devin (Teresa) Cole, Staci (Adam) Greene; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Judy) Peck, Van Buren, IN, Richard (Regina) Peck, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam; brother, William; 2 sisters, Martha and Vivian.

Funeral Service will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 20, 2012 at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN with Rev. Dr. Tom Mansbarger officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory, Huntington County.

Visitation will be Monday, August 20, 2012 from 11-1:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

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