Ruth Crawhorn


Ruth Belser Crawhorn, 87, of Edinburgh, Indiana passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, at Morning Pointe in Franklin, Indiana.

She was born March 7, 1928, in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Major Campbell and Hazel (Fincher) Campbell. She married Ronnie Fredrick Belser in 1947 and he preceded her in 1968; she then married Finnis Crawhorn in 1988 and he preceded her in 2001.

She is survived by sons, Jerry (Nancy) Belser and Ronnie (Linda) Belser, both of Edinburgh; daughters, Lucilla Belser Vandiver of Edinburgh and Lisa Norton of Chaplin, Kentucky; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by sons, Tommy Belser and Marvin Campbell; daughters Norma Hartwell and Bonnie Crawhorn; brother, Otis Campbell; and sister, Betty Jean McClain.

She was a member of Who So Ever Will Community Church in Edinburgh.

She loved spending time with her family and attending church and Bible Study groups. She never met a stranger and had a good word about everyone she met.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana, officiated by the Rev. Lewis Burton. Calling will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh, Indiana.