Ruth Myers, 89, formerly of Albany, died Sunday April 26, 2020 at Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center, Ft. Wayne. Born in Selma on February 24, 1931, she attended school in Redkey. Ruth was a longtime homemaker and caregiver. She worked as a nurse’s aid in Illinois for several years and belonged to Albany Church of The Nazarene.
Survivors include her son: Minard Sanders (wife: Tracie), Ft. Wayne; a brother: Bill Bales (wife: Lois), Redkey; six grandchildren: Ryan Sanders, Joshua Sanders, Taylor Sanders, Chad Sanders, Tara Sanders, and Dena Holdcroft; four great-grandchildren, and several nieces & nephews.
She is preceded in death by first husband: Melvin Smiley; second husband: John Sanders; her parents: Leroy (Sr.) & Thelma (Dotson) Bales; three brothers: Roy Bales, Jr., Richard Bales, and Darrell Bales; two sisters: Betty Botts and Edyth “Enne” Wood.
Private family services will be held at Meacham Funeral Service.
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