The  Shelbyville  News
July 2004
Ruth Helen Samuels, 91, Alexandria, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born June 17, 1913, Casey, Illinois, to  W. G. and Minnie Peek Thompson.
Married  Otis A. Samuels, October 17, 1941.
Survivors:  husband;  niece, Peggy Cliadakis (husband, William) of New York City; one nephew Thomas Graham (wife, Roses) of Washington, D. C.;  five great-nieces and nephews, Lisa Cliadakis,  Christopher Cliadakis,  Matthew Graham;  and two great-great-hephews, Lukas Hemmer  and  Samuel Cliadakis.
Preceded in death by two sisters,  Esther Graham  and  Margaret Swift.
Lived in Waldron and Shelbyville before moving to Madison County in 1936.
Taught in Frankton and Lapel High Schools.  Retired in 1963 from Anderson School system.
Graduated from Indiana University.
Member of Frankton Christian Church.
50-year member and former worthy matron Eastern Star No. 501; Indiana and Madison County Retired Teachers Associations; lifetime member of Community Hospital Auxillary; Indiana University Alumni Association and its Emeritus Club.
Harper & Dunrichay Funeral Home, Frankton, with Rev. Carol Whetsel officiating.
Interment:  K of P & I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Frankton.
Contributed by Peggy Cliadakis
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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