The Shelbyville News
Ruth E. Harker, 87, Flat Rock died Saturday, May 8, 2010, Major
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Born Dec. 22, 1922, Hope, to Glenn and Gayle (Foutch) Worrell.
Married John E. Harker on Sept. 13, 1941; he survives.
Other survivors: children, Harry E. Harker (wife, Darlene),
John D. Harker (wife, Barbara) and Linda L. Finke (husband,
Ted), all of Hope, Phillip E. Harker (wife, Sharron) of Flat Rock,
Joe W. Harker (wife, Debbie) of
Waldron and Brenda S. Embry of Gilbert, Ariz.; brother,
Robert Worrell of
Knoxville, Tenn.; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and one
Preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dennis A. Harker; sisters,
Mildred McNeely and Marjorie Simmons; and brothers,
Kenneth Worrell, Don Worrell and Glen Worrell Jr.
Member of Hope Moravian Church, Moravian Ladies Society, Moravian
Kola Class, Mission Society, Norristown Order of Eastern Star, Lucky 15 Home
Economics Club and a 4-H leader of Noble Merry Sewing Club for more than 25
Loved spending time with family, gardening, cooking, reading and
playing the piano and organ. Avid seamstress and collector of rocks
and coins. Took painting classes.
Norman Funeral Home, 604
Main St. Hope; Hope Moravian Church, 202 Main St. in Hope.
Burial: Hope Moravian Cemetery in Hope.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming