Ruthie Jean Malone, 55, enjoyed many hobbies
Ruthie Jean Malone, 55, of Elizabethtown died at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Funeral services were Monday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus with the Rev. J.B. Wilson officiating. Burial was at Springer Cemetery.
Mrs. Malone had been employed as a surveyor's assistant, a school bus driver and as a cashier at A.& H. Grocery. She enjoyed NASCAR and drag racing, Harleys, old trucks, music and dancing. She also enjoyed crocheting, arts and crafts and cutting firewood. Mrs. Malone was a member of Sandcreek Conservation Club and Jewell Village Separate Baptist Church as well as American Legion Post No. 24 of Columbus.
Born August 20, 1957, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Mrs. Malone was the daughter of Jerry and Thelma Fife.
She is survived by her husband, John D. Malone; her father, Jerry Fife; two daughters, Dorothy and Zonda and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Thelma Fife.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sandcreek Conservation Club.