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Ruth L. Shenefield

Ruth L. Shenefield, 78, of Andrews, IN, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 8:47 p.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wabash. 

 Mrs. Shenefield worked at United Technology. She was a member of Mt. Etna United Methodist Church.

 She was born on Dec. 20, 1942, in Huntington County, to Alva and Mildred Buzzard Searles. She married Maurice L. Shenefield on Jan. 26, 1963, in Huntington. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 2016.

Survivors include a daughter, Penny Small, of Claypool; a son, Dennis (Amanda) Shenefield, of Virginia; two brothers, Gene (Pat) Searles, of Warren, and Ray (Jane) Searles, of Bluffton; one sister, Mabel (Robert) Burnsworth, of Huntington; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 3 p.m., at Mt. Etna Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Etna United Methodist Church, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.