Ruth Ann Hannefey, 83, of Connersville passed away Wednesday morning, September 8, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond.

One of two daughters of Harlie and Nellie Corbin, Ruth was born in Fayette County, Indiana on August 15, 1938 and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1956.

On February 28, 1957, Ruth married Herschel Hannefey in Everton. Mr. Hannefey survives.

For many years, Ruth was employed as a teller at the former Central State Bank.

She was a member of Connersville Baptist Temple and in her leisure time enjoyed reading, tending to her flower gardens, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband of 64 years, Herschel Hannefey, survivors include a daughter, Tammy (Eric) Wean of Rochester, New York; a son, Timothy Hannefey of Connersville; six grandchildren, Stephen Gary, Scott (Amber) Gary, Jennifer Raywalt, Elizabeth Bowling, Benjamin Cruse, Ashley (Stefan) Walcher; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose Gabbard of Connersville; and a nephew.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; and a daughter, Kellie Jane Raywalt.

Due to the current pandemic, the family has requested a private graveside service in Everton Cemetery. Pastor Tom Marshall will officiate. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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