Wednesday, January 30th, 2008
Ruby Jean Richmond, 77, of Celina, died at 3:43 p.m. Jan. 28, 2008, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Jan 12, 1931, in Morley, Tenn., to Noah and Roberta Wilson Rutherford. On April 9, 1947, she married Leonard Richmond, who survives.
Other survivors are five sons, Jonathan (Betty), Mike (Deb) and Christopher (Emily), all of Sidney, and the Rev. Tony (Carlene) and James (Pam), all of Celina; three daughters, Linda Sue (Rick) Goan, Morristown, Tenn., Donna Shoemaker and Kimberly (Joe) Bradley, all of Sidney; two brothers, John (Mary) Rutherford, Norwood, and Jerome Rutherford, of North Carolina; two sisters, Essie (Russell) Faulkner, Loveland, and Delphia (Delbert "Buck") Lambdin, Urbana; 33 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Delano and Amos Rutherford.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Celina, and former Women's Missionary Union president, Sunday school teacher and kitchen chairwoman for over 18 years at the Sidney Baptist Church.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Cromes Funeral Home, Sidney, the Rev. Ernie J. Jones officiating. Burial is at Shelby Memory Gardens, Sidney.
Calling is 5-9 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to services on Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Condolences can be made at www.cromesfh.com.