Ruth Alice Jeffers

Ruth Alice Jeffers, 94, of Clinton and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

She was born on July 26, 1921 in Greencastle to Roscoe Daggy and Anna E. Phipps Daggy.

Ruth was a long time member of the Greencastle Presbyterian Church. She was a 1939 graduate of Greencastle High School. Ruth was a retired teacher, having taught in Auburn, Fort Wayne, New Haven and Jones Elementary in Greencastle.

She grew up on the family farm, which is now known as Windy Hill Country Club.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred G. Jeffers; an infant daughter, Karen Anne Jeffers; and a step-son, Jerome Jeffers.

Surviving are her son, Keith O. Jeffers and wife Cindy of Clinton; two step-sons, Jay W. Jeffers and wife Alice Ann of Terre Haute and Rev. Gene A. Jeffers and wife Barbara of Terre Haute; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.