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Obituary: Ruth Brownfield, Columbus


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Ruth J. Brownfield, 84, of Columbus, formerly a longtime resident of Edinburgh, died Jan. 13, 2014, at her home after an extended battle with cancer.

She was born April 21, 1929, the daughter of the late Alexander and Dorothy Russell. She married Carroll D. Brownfield Sept. 28, 1951. He preceded her in death March 31, 2011.

Ruth enjoyed camping, cooking and being a homemaker to her three boys, Ren, Kirk and Reis Brownfield.

She is survived by sons, Kirk (Carol) and Reis (Patricia) Brownfield of Columbus; and grandchildren, Jade, Jarrett, Jesse, Brayton, Brooke and Drake Brownfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a son, Ren Brownfield.

A private memorial service and Celebration of Life is planned for family and friends at Garden City Church of Christ.

Arrangements were made by All State Crematory in Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

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