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Obituary: Ruthann Mitchner Howard, North Vernon


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Ruthann Mitchner Howard, 80, of North Vernon, died at 1:29 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

She is survived by her children, Russell Alan “Rusty” (Karen) Mitchner and Linda Sue Tabor, both of North Vernon; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lowell Mitchner; a son, Kenneth Leon Mitchner; and a daughter, Bobetta Parton.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, with the Rev. Chuck Kennedy officiating. Calling will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the American Diabetes Association.

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