Ruth Spray



Ruth Spray, 77, of Brownstown passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at her residence.

Born July 25, 1939, in Brownstown, she was the daughter of Edwin and Josephine Pollert Allfeis, both of whom preceded her in death. On June 2, 1963, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, she married Donald Edward Spray, who survives.

Ruth was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Brownstown. She retired from Jackson County REMC after 27 years of employment. She also was a member of the Library Reading Club and the Life Light Bible Study. She was an avid reader and was very passionate about life.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Anne Robertson of Shelbyville; three grandchildren, Natalie (Nicholas) Clifton of Indianapolis, Alyssa (Joshua) Taylor of New Whiteland and Shana Robertson of Shelbyville; and three great-grandchildren, Elijah Clifton, Wyatt Clifton and Jozlyn Taylor.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sheila M. Roberts.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brownstown.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to Bethania Orphan Home or Brownstown Public Library.

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