Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
Ruth Evelyn Figley, 94, of Otterbein Senior Life Style Choices, St. Marys, died at 12:15 P.M. March 9, 2019.
She was born December 18, 1924, in Celina to the late Orie and Margaret (Fifer) Hight. On June 29, 1948 she married Glenn A. Figley, and celebrated 63½ years together before he passed away on January 22, 2012.
Surviving are her children, Kim Figley, Ohio City, Kirk (Peg) Figley, Ecuador, Mindy (Bruce) Hays, Celina, and Kollin (Kathy Taylor) Figley, Litchfield, Michigan; a sister, June Hanni, St. Marys; her grandchildren, Nikki Geurkink, Amanda (Seth) Taylor, Kelly (Nathan) Callaway, Chad Hays, Shauna (Jonny) Walker, Kyle Olding; 10 great grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Also preceded in death by a brother, Owen (Sonny) Hight; a sister, Helen (Pete) Freeman; a brother-in-law, Leon Hanni; and a grandson, Trent Figley.
Ruth served her country in the United States Army from 1942-1945, being stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas as an Army nurse. She was a member of Hamilton and Bethel United Methodist Church in Mendon.
She retired from Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys after 20 years of service. She also worked at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, where she met her husband Glenn.
In her extremely unselfish ways, Ruth has chosen to donate her body to science.
Celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family request donation to Grand Lake Hospice, St. Marys, Ohio.
Please leave the Figley family a condolence at www.ciscofuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, Ohio.