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Ruth E. Butler, 93, Columbus

Ruth E. Butler, 93, Columbus, passed away at 1:28 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation.

Ruth was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Bartholomew County to the late John Adam and Mammie Rambow Eudy. She married James D. Butler Oct. 30, 1940; he preceded her in death Jan. 10, 2008.

Ruth was a member of Jonesville Christian Church and loved spending time with her family and friends.

A funeral service was to be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday Nov. 11 at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Stan Thomas officiating. Family and friends were to call from noon until service time Nov. 11 at the funeral home. Burial was to be at Daugherty Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences can be sent to the Butler family at barkesweaverglick.com

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Beverly A. Spurgeon of Columbus; grandchildren, Duane Butler, Tracy (Tom) Daily, Tina Lee, Doug (Bianca) Webber, and Larry (Stacey) Webber; 10 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Sharon Butler of Jonesville, and Louann Butler of Brown County; and a sister, Harriett Quillen of Columbus.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James D. Butler; sons, Jim and Larry Butler; a grandson, J.D. Spurgeon; a son-in-law, Jim Spurgeon; three brothers; and three sisters.

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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West