Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, July 27, 2004
          Ruth G. Degelow,  74, of Shelbyville, died Monday, July 25, 2004, at Heritage House Convalescent Center.  Born Nov. 28, 1929, in Hancock County, she was the daughter of  Ernest A. and  Flora (Hack) Clayton.  She married  Robert E. Degelow,  and he preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1993.
          Survivors include two daughters,  Jane A. Murphy  of Martinsville and  Laura A. Wallsmith  of Fortville; three sons,  Robert E. Degelow Jr.  of Moscow,  John A. Degelow  of Waldron and  Daniel A. Degelow  of Kokomo; one sister,  Louise Rivers  of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  She also was preceded in death by one sister,  Esther Simons;  and one brother,  Ernest A. Clayton Jr.
          Mrs. Degelow was a lifelong Shelby County resident.  She was employed at State Bank of Waldron for 10 years, retiring in 1991.  She was later employed at St. Paul Liquor Store, in St. Paul, for nine years, retiring in 2003.  Mrs. Degelow graduated from Shelbyville High School and attended Indiana University.  She was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist church and NAAMAH Chapter No. 73, Order of Eastern Star.
          Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Glenn E. George & Son Fruneral Home, 437 Amos Road.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Robb Barlow officiating.  Burial will be in Moscow Cemetery, in Rush County.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Shelby County, in care of Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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