L. Ruth Harvey, 91, of Decatur, IN passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 in Adams- Woodcrest. Ruth was born on August 28, 1926 in Adams County. She is the daughter of the late John F. and Mahala (Hays) Grove. Ruth was united in marriage on February 3, 1947 with William D. Harvey and he preceded her in death on July 13, 2001.
Ruth was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and was also a homemaker.
Surviving her are 3 sons: Dennis W. Harvey, Steven N. (Marge) Harvey both of Decatur, and Michael L. Harvey of Grabill, IN; 1 daughter, Joan H. (Jack) Richardson of Ft. Wayne; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. Ruth was preceded in death by son, Larry A. Harvey, sister, Wilma Smith, 2 brothers, Gerald and Victor Grove and a step-mother, Nora Grove.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 3-7 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s United Methodist with visitation 1 hour prior to services from 9-10 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Chris Gadlage and Pastor Ernie Suman. Burial will take place in the Decatur Cemetery.
In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be given to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.