Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
St. Marys native Ruth Anne Spray, 85, Grand Junction, Colo., died March 3, 2011, at her daughter's home in Grand Junction, Colo.
She was born May 20, 1924, to Fay and Corrine Youngs Hudson. She married Donald Spray, who died Oct. 10, 1993.
Surviving are two daughters, Cheryl (Rich) Grospitz, Grand Junction, Colo. and Jill Owen, Salt Lake City, Utah; a brother, Joe Hudson, Indianapolis, Ind.; a daughter-in-law, Julia Haehn, St. Marys; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a son, Wiliam Spray; and a brother, John Hudson.
She graduated from Memorial High School in St. Marys in 1942. She attended the University of Cincinnati Nursing School. She also was a graduate of anesthesia school at Grace Hospital in Detroit, Mich. She worked as a CRNA at the Joint Township Hospital in St. Marys. She was a member of the St. Marys Soroptimist Club. She attended several churches including Baptist Church in St. Marys, United Methodist Church in St. Marys and the Trinity United Methodist Church of Spencerville.
A private family service will be held. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements are being handled by Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.