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Ruth E. White, 74, Russiaville, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at St. Vincent Kokomo. She was born Feb. 3, 1943, the daughter of the late Herman and Margaret (Jarrett) Newlin.
Ruth was a 1961 graduate of Western High School. She retired from Delco Electronics after 30 years of service. Ruth enjoyed fishing, camping, racing, and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by her children, Lori (Chris) Harrington, Kokomo, Robert E. (Tammie) White, Collierville, Tennessee, and Melanie A. (Roger) Franklin, Kokomo; grandchildren, Shannon (Jaime) Razo, Kristin Harrington, Scott Harrington, Vanessa Munley, Amanda (Alexander) Jefferies, Thomas Munley, Michael Munley, Melissa Munley, Amber Smith, Megan Smith, Robert (Abigail) White, and Amy (Jeff) Smith; along with 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Joseph "Jake" Newlin, and Stephen "Butch" (Mary) Newlin, South Carolina; and sisters, Donna Becraft, Diane Valencia, and Linda Hayes; step-children, James J. (Tanna) White, and Anthony R. (Monika) White.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, two grandchildren, and her sister, Maryanne Roush.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville. Burial will follow in New London Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on January 15, 2018
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