Ruby M. Hite

Ruby Mae Hite, 95, of Columbia City, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 10:10 p.m. at the home of her son in Waynesboro, TN.

Mrs. Hite was a homemaker.

She was born March 1, 1918, in Wabash, to Horace and Sarah Fay Shultz Winkler. She married Elmer Gayle Hite on Sept. 19, 1936, in Plymouth, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 1991.

Survivors include a son, Jerry L. (Donna) Hite, of Waynesboro, TN; two daughters, Velma Kramer, of Huntington, and Sally Hetrick, of Angola; a sister, Letha Rhea, of Seattle, WA; a stepbrother, Roy Frantz, of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Tom Bradley officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Cemetery.

Gifts to the family may be made in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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