Ruth Ann Staley, 89, of Washington, completed her earthly journey on December 19, 2012, and returned to her Father in Heaven.
She was born on Aug. 11, 1923, in Huntington, West Virginia, to Enos and Nellie Taylor. Her husband of 62 years, William H. Staley, passed on Dec. 19, 2006. They worked and raised their daughters in Robinson, Illinois before moving to North Ft. Myers, Fla. in 1991.
Ruth Ann was a faithful servant of the United Methodist Church her entire life. Ruth Ann enjoyed flower gardening, specializing in orchids while living in Florida. She kept busy crocheting and knitting, and everyone enjoyed her cooking. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and was especially happy when she was with her family. She was a caring person who took pleasure in helping others.
Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Ferguson (Tom) and Billie Keeler (Joe); five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one niece.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Christ United Methodist Church, 104 N. Meridian St., officiated by Pastor Ken Wells, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park in Evansville.
Friends may visit Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 520 S. 7th St., Vincennes, IN 47591.
Condolences may be made online at www.alexanderwestchapel.com.
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
Paisley Ann Morgan, two weeks old, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 30, 2013, in Newburgh, she was the daughter of Ryan and Brittany (Babrick) Morgan.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Beck
Mildred “Millie” (Mahan) Beck, 87, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday with her family by her side at Daviess Community Hospital.
Shirley J. Ausbrook passed away Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Shirley was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Clay City, Ill., to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger.
Cathy Lynn Gould, 62 of Washington, died at 11:47 a.m. Friday at her residence. She was the daughter of Hugh O. and Phyllis (Madden) McLemore, and lived in Washington nearly all her life.
Frank Price, 77, of Washington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Manor. Born June 29, 1935, in Loogootee, he was the son of Agatha (Spaulding) and Francis Price Sr.
Eileen Cole, 86, died at 9:57 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Frank and Connie (Jackman) Swickard.
Imogene Richardson, 88, of Washington, died at 9:32 p.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. Born Sept. 21, 1924, in New Harmony, she was the daughter of George and Helen (Fisher) Jacobs.
Barton L. Webber
Barton L. Webber, 75, died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Born Oct. 11, 1937, in Washington, he was the son of Floyd and Violet (Ross) Webber.
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