Ruby E. Waggoner, 99, Wabash, died at 6:15 a.m. June 13, at Bickford Cottage in Wabash.
She was born March 26, 1920, in Wabash County, to Levi and Mary (Dunphy) Ridenour.
She married Herschel H. Waggoner in Lincolnville on Dec. 21, 1938; he died Feb. 25, 2008. She worked at General Tire in Wabash for five years and at Wabash Instruments for 27 years, retiring in 1991. She was a former member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing cards at the Dallas Winchester Senior Center.
She is survived by two children: Wayne A. (Carol) Waggoner, LaFontaine; and Carol D. (Max) Cox, Wabash; four grandchildren: Kelly (Brad) Taylor, LaFontaine; Brent (Shari) Waggoner of Idaho; Stan (Jennifer) Cox, Lagro; and Rod Cox, Wabash; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; six sisters: Ruth White, Mary Emma Meyer, Annabelle Brooks, Edith Brooks, Florence Teusch, and Ethel Frantz; and her brother: Gordon Ridenour.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Brent Waggoner officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is the Dallas Winchester Senior Center.