Mrs. Ruth Ann (Farrell) Harmon, age 78, of Florence, Indiana entered this life on September 6, 1941 in Jefferson County, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late Ernest A. and Ruth Jane (Harris) Farrell. Ruth was raised in Jefferson County, Indiana where she attended Madison High School. Ruth was united in marriage on November 2, 1957, to Gayle Dean Harmon in Carrollton, Kentucky. They were blessed with a son, Timothy Gayle and three daughters, Lisa, Pam and Debbie. Ruth and Gayle shared nearly 62 years of marriage together until her passing. She had resided in Switzerland County, Indiana since 1957 and was a wonderful homemaker. Ruth enjoyed playing bingo, raising her family and watching the Cincinnati Reds. Ruth passed away at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019 at her residence in Florence, Indiana.
Ruth will be missed by her husband, Gayle Dean Harmon of Florence, IN; her son, Timothy Gayle “Tim” Harmon, Sr. and his wife, Leanna of Florence, IN; her daughters, Lisa K. Claypoole and her husband, George of Florence, IN, Pam Mays and her husband, Marv of Florence, IN and Debbie Cunningham of Florence, IN; her son-law, Raymond Cunningham of Florence, IN; her grandchildren, Robbie Cunningham (Dietra), Sean Cunningham (Tasha), Jennifer DeBaun (Daniel), Jessica Nace (Rob), Amanda Beuther, Liz Harmon, Tammy Claypoole (John), Karissa Kietzman, Misty Dunn, Jeremy Romans (Crystal), Tara Romans (Casey) and Tiffany Claypoole (Alex); her 23-great-grandchildren and 8-great-great-grandchildren; her sisters, Mildred Callahan and her husband, Jim of Vevay, IN, Norma Batts and her husband, Dewayne of Madison, IN; her brothers, Doug Farrell of Vevay, IN and Danny Farrell of Vevay, IN and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest A. and Ruth Jane (Harris) Farrell; her grandsons, Timothy Gayle “Timmy” Harmon, Jr., died April 16, 2015, Justin William Claypoole, died July 13, 1997, and Jeremy Kenneth Beuther, died January 17, 2016; her daughter-in-law, Jill Ann (Davis) Harmon, died May 4, 2006; her son-in-law, Mike Ferguson, died November 4, 2010; her brother, Marion Wilson and her sisters, Alleyne Powell, Marcella Barnett and Linda Skirvin.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Rev. Mike Jones, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ruth Ann (Farrell) Harmon Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home or HOPPS. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com