Ruth J. Pearcy

December 13, 2017

Ruth J. Pearcy, 96, of Frankfort, Ind. died December 13, 2017 at Wesley Manor Retirement Community.  Born April 22, 1921 in Lebanon, Ind. to Elza and Ruby (Harley) Harmon.  She married Karl E. Pearcy on May 26, 1941in Jeffersonville, Ind. and he preceded her in death on December 22, 1972.

Ruth is a 1939 Graduate of Lebanon High School.  She worked for Mallory Controls, Thrashers, Frankfort Country Club, and was a cost analyst at Coastal States Oil & Gas Company in Corpus Christi, Tex.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frankfort.  She enjoyed reading, dancing, being a clown “Zippy”, fishing, camping, and gardening.  She loved her family and all furry and feathery animals.

Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, 825 Izaak Walton Drive, Frankfort, IN 46041 or the St. Mary Ladies of Charity, 600 St. Mary’s Avenue, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, December 18, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, Ind.  Visiting will be at 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 17th at the funeral home.  Father Chris Miller will officiate the service.  Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort.

Survived by:

She is survived by her 4 Daughters:  Marsha L. Crose of Lafayette, Ind., Karla “Penny” Dirbas of Frankfort, Ind., Jane K. (Richard) Marslender of Rockport, Tex., and Robin K.S. (Ronnie) Gunn of Auga Dulce, Tex.;  Sisters:  Marybelle Yager of Padre Island, Tex. and Betty Jean Beck of Kokomo, Ind.;  17 Grandchildren, 39 Great Grandchildren, and 25 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her daughter:  Karen Eads, a sister:  Arnetta Kaufmann, and brother:  Charles Harmon.


Leave your Condolences

5 Condolences for “Ruth J. Pearcy”

  1. Jessica Cohen December 13, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    Grandma, I love you and will always miss you. Im so glad our family was able to go visit you awhile back. You were so at peace that day. I’ll miss SKIP-BO games and the stories you would tell. Fly high angel, till we see each other again.
    Love, your great-granddaughter

  2. Carolyn Gunn December 13, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    Dear Robin, Jane, Marsha & Penney,
    We are so sorry that you are having to suffer the lose of your mother. She was truely one of a kind and she lived life to the fullest. We will miss her humor and love of Elvis. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  3. Mary Dawn West December 15, 2017 at 11:59 am

    We are so sorry, but we know she in a better place, we love you granny and will miss you till we see you again. Love, Mary Dawn, Misty, Allisons Kyle and Lynley West

  4. Becky Glenn December 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    Hugs to you all! Saying “See you later, Mom, I love you” is so hard but please know she is resting on Peace with GOD!

  5. Sis Morris December 17, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    We’ll miss you, all the fun we had around the table playing cards, or just talking. Penny, Marsha, Janie, Robin, and to all the grandchildren my love we’ll be with you. Sis

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