Ruth M. Finley

Ruth M. Finley, 94, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, at 1:15 p.m., at Tipton Place in Huntington.

Mrs. Finley graduated from Lancaster High School in 1944. She retired after 38 years as a punch press operator at Lime City Manufacturing.

She was born on March 9, 1926, in Huntington, to Ward and Lola Nestleroad Hamilton. She married Russell Finley on Sept. 11, 1948, in Wabash. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 1994.

Survivors include two sons, William E. (Dixie) Finley, of Markle, and Glenn E. (Leila) Finley, of Huntington; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael P. Finley.

A graveside service will be held Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Etna Cemetery in Huntington County, with Rev. Amos Rowley officiating.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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