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Ruth Edna Henry

August 1, 1928


February 6, 2019




Ruth Edna Henry, 90, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on August 1, 1928 in Scott County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Harley and Jeannette G. (Small) Richey. Ruth retired in 1993 from Morgan Foods in Austin, Indiana, where she worked for 25 years. She was a member of the Vienna Baptist Church, enjoyed crafting, making woven rugs, quilting and sewing. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Richard and Robert Henry; five brothers, Abraham, Clayton, Dallas, Roy, and Grant Richey; and four sisters, Agnes Zollman, Stella Broady, Lora Zollman and Vergie Shearer. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette D. Bowman and her husband Earl of Scottsburg, Indiana; four sons, John Henry and his wife Marilyn of North Vernon, Indiana, David Henry of Scottsburg, Indiana, Russell Henry and his wife Orlena of Austin, Indiana and Bruce Henry and his wife Yvonne of Lexington, Indiana; thirteen grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren. Memorial Contributions may be given to Living Hope Ministry or Vienna Baptist Church c/o Collins Funeral Home Scottsburg, Indiana.

Funeral Service: 2:00 pm Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Collins Funeral Home with John Lowry officiating. Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Saturday and from noon to 2 pm Sunday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.

From: Glenda Henry


RIP, Ruth you will be missed. You was an amazing woman.

From: Dale & Sandra Henry


She was a special lady strong faith, big heart and beautiful smile, she will be greatly missed.

From: Diane Lord


Ruth was a sweet lady.I loved talking to her and remembering the good old days. I will miss her.

From: Angie Combs Peelman


Many prayers to the family as we grew up as family living so close. She willed be missed by so many.

From: teresa wade


she was a great woman ive laughed with her and worked with her for years she will be missed

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