Ruth Belle McGuire, 77, of Connersville, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at her home.

She was born October 21, 1944 in Hazard, Kentucky to Edward James and Tina Belle Vanover Williams, and she was a graduate of Napier High School.

On December 3, 1965, she was married to Leonard J. McGuire in Bluffton, Indiana. Mr. McGuire passed away June 1, 2011.

Ruth was a deaconess at Central Christian Church and was also a member of the Christian Women Fellowship.

In her leisure, she enjoyed puzzle books, crocheting, gardening, and quilting.

Survivors include two daughters, Verna McGuire of Greenwood, Indiana and Heather (Greg) Smith of Connersville; two granddaughters, Jessica Smith and Leslie Smith; siblings, James (Sally) Williams and Marilyn Williams, both of Hazard, Kentucky, and Barbara Akers of Kentucky; a brother-in-law, Rodney (Linda) McGuire of Connersville; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Leonard J. McGuire; her parents; brothers and sisters, Cledith Williams, Dorothy Patterson, Thelma Hartman, Margie Williams, and Cecil Williams.

Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Reverend Stan Howard officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.

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