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Ruth E. (Goins) ScalfOctober 25, 1950 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 67)
Ruth E. Scalf, 67, of Galveston, passed away peacefully in her sleep early Saturday morning, January 20th at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo. She was born October 25, 1950 in La Follette, Tennessee to Onie and Elsie (Paul) Goins. She married Charles “Chuck” Scalf December 1, 1970 in Greentown and he survives. Together they celebrated over 48 years of marriage.
Ruth worked as a cashier for St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo for many years. She was a member of the Upper Deer Creek Church in Galveston and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing Bingo, working crossword puzzles, and game night with her family. Her grandchildren and her little dog Pumpkin were the joy’s of her life.
Surviving family include her husband, Chuck Scalf, Galveston; her children, Mary Ann (Richard) Packard, Lafayette, IN: Stacy R. (Darren) Surber, Kirkland, IN; and Shari Scalf, Kokomo, IN. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Justin, Tyler, Trevor, Kyle, Amanda and husband Christian, Brenna, Jared and Brittany. Her great grandchildren, McKenzie, Addyson, Jadlyn, Haidyn, Mazzy and Kaelyn. She is also survived by her sister, Lucille McNeeley of La Follette, TN. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, J Will, Gene, Jenny, Lewis and Dianna and grandson, Dusty.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 24th at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Pastor Joe Coffin officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be given to a charity of Donor’s choice. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com