Ruth B. (Maxwell) Apple

Ruth B. (Maxwell) Apple

Ruth B. (Maxwell) Apple, 91, of Charlottesville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Country Home Health Care, Charlottesville. She was born May 5, 1922, in Red Key, Ind. to the late Ernest and Eva (Roberts) Maxwell.

Ruth was a graduate of Maxwell High School. On June 14, 1942, she married Floyd E. Apple, and they enjoyed almost 60 years of marriage prior to Floyds death on February 28, 2002. She retired from Eli Lilly after 22 years of service. Ruth was a member of Charlottesville United Methodist Church and belonged to the Charlottesville Methodist Women's Society.

Ruth is survived by her son, Johnnie (Pat) Apple of Greenfield; daughter, Suzanne (Dave Franklin) Smith of Wilkinson; brother; Larry (Ike) Maxwell; sister, Lela Mae Maxwell; daughter-in-law, Diane Apple of Wilkinson; 7 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Floyd in 2002; son, Tom Apple of Wilkinson in 2004; brothers, Ennis (Scoot) Maxwell, Carl (Bus) Maxwell, Lawrence (Jay) Maxwell, Kenneth (Lee) Maxwell, Donald (Don) Maxwell, William (Bill) Maxwell, Robert (Bob) Maxwell, Paul (Duke) Maxwell; and sister, Eileen Bradley.

Friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield, Indiana 46140. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at the funeral home, with burial immediately following at McCray Cemetery, Wilkinson.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Charlottesville United Methodist Church, 230 South Carthage Road, Charlottesville, Indiana 46117.

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