Ruth L. Sylvester

Ruth L. Sylvester, 96, of Greenfield, formerly of Knightstown passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 22, 2014, at her residence. She was born March 10, 1918, in Maple Valley, the daughter of the late Horace and Tressie (Layman) Overman.

Ruth was a beautician for many years and retired from Robin Lee Dress Shop in Knightstown. She was a past member of the Alpha Club of Shirley and past member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha of Rushville.

Survivors include her two children, Donald (Joyce) Sylvester of Greenwood, and Betty (Hugh) Grandison of Knightstown, five grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ellsworth Sylvester; and brother, David Overman.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26th. A Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson. Burial will follow at Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

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