Mary Ruth Conner
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Mary Ruth Conner
  • February 20, 1925 - August 7, 2011
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Mary Ruth Conner, 86 of Markle passed away at 7:43 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at the Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. Mrs. Conner was a homemaker and had worked for 20 years as a coil winder at Square D. retiring in 1987. She was a 1943 graduate of Chili High School and was a member of the Markle United Methodist Church.

She was born on February 20, 1925 in Smithville, TN a daughter of William and Martha (Pack) Love.
She was united in marriage to Ross L. Conner on October 18, 1947. Her husband survives.

Additional survivors include two sons: Dennis (Linda) Conner of Huntington and Larry (Connie) Conner of Ft. Wayne; A brother William Landon Love of Mexico, IN; a sister Geraldine (Larry) Brower of Macy, IN; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, a brother and 3 sisters.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM at the Myers Funeral Home, Markle Chapel, 413 N. Lee Street, Markle, IN 46770.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Steven McPeek officiating.

Interment will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Mexico, IN.

Preferred memorials in honor of Mary Ruth can be made to Markle Fish and Game Club Park or the American Heart Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.