Nancy Ruth Overstreet, 99, Grace Village Retirement Community in Winona Lake, known to everyone as simply “Ruth”, went to meet her Savior at 12:50 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Grace Village Health.
She was born on April 4, 1920, in Spring City, Tenn. to Effie (Montgomery) and William Amos Clifton. On Oct. 4, 1940, she was married to Reginald Overstreet. They shared 36 years of marriage together before he passed away on May 4, 1977.
She graduated from high school in Spring City, Tenn. and then attended East Side College of Beauty in Detroit, Mich. She worked for many years as a beautician and enjoyed the friends she made over the years. She moved to the area in December 2014 and had attended First Baptist Church of Warsaw and Warsaw Community Bible Church. She will be dearly missed by her family and church family.
She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons: Larry (Linda) Overstreet, Winona Lake; Steve (Judy) Overstreet, Ferndale, Mich.; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Her life will be celebrated with a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Larry Overstreet. Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw. There will be time for visitation an hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m.
Memorial donations may be directed to Warsaw Community Bible Church, 2947 S. County Farm Road, Warsaw, IN 46580 to go towards their van fund.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s Web Site at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com