Ruth Ellen Pyle


Ruth Ellen Pyle, 102, of Waveland died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Hickory Creek of Crawfordsville. She was born Jan. 8, 1910, a Judson to Albert Lee and Blanche Buckler Spencer.

She married Harold W. Pyle Dec. 26, 1935, and he died Aug. 10, 1981. 

She was a member of Waveland Covenant United Methodist Church, a cook at Waveland School and a homemaker. She was a graduate of Greene Township High School in 1928, was an Honorary Member of Waveland High School Alumni.

She is survived by the son, Larry (Joyce) Pyle of Crawfordsville; a daughter, Marlene (Max) Gentry of Greenfield; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded by the parents; 5 brothers; and 2 sisters; and a grandson.

Services were held Monday, Jan. 7th at 1 p.m. at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home at Waveland with Rev. Bill Pike officiating. Friends called from 11 a.m. till service time Monday at the funeral home. Burial was at Portland Mills Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Waveland Covenant United Methodist Church at the funeral home.