Mrs. Ruth Wine, 93, of Fountain City, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 6 at her residence.
She was born on August 21, 1922 in Sumner County, Kansas to J. Earl and Jennie P. Ewbank Benjamin, both of whom preceded her in death. She earned her Bachelors Degree from Anderson College and her Masters Degree from Ball State University. She had lived in Fountain City since 1961, when she began teaching at Fountain City School. She retired from teaching at Randolph Southern Schools in 1987. She was a faithful member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church.
Mrs. Wine will be missed by her daughters, Julia Pierce and Jacklyn (Bill) Ryan; son, James Wood; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Wineâs life will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, January 10, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are encouraged for the Fountain City Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 5600 US 27 North, Richmond, IN 47374.