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Ruth Wine

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. Wine’s 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.

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I was saddened to read of the passing of Mrs. Wine.  I, too, had her in third grade at Spartenburg Elemetary and have fond memories of her.  She also made me a cat pin with a green eye!  I loved that pin and had forgotten about it until Holly mentioned it.  She will be missed.  May you call upon God who has sent His Holy Spirit as comforter during these difficult times in our lives.

Jennifer (Johnson) Battista Jan 15 2016 12:00 AM

Julia and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother.  Will keep you and family in prayers....

Brenda Jefferies-Shewman

Brenda Jefferies-Shewman Jan 8 2016 12:00 AM

Mrs. Wine was also my 3rd grade teacher at Spartanburg school. I have so many memories of her and just loved her dearly. Even when I ran into her in town or stores she would always speak and remembered who I was. When I was in her class she made me this cat pin with a green stone that used to be a rock. I  loved that piece of jewelry and it meant so much to me. I am so sorry for your loss and I send prayers to all of you. She touched so many kids and help shape so many lives. She will be missed. God Bless. May you find peace and comfort in this difficult time.

Holly Bailey Kammerer Jan 7 2016 12:00 AM