OWENSBURG ---- Ruth W. Roberts, 78, of Owensburg, passed away at 11:25 p.m., Friday, July 25, 2003 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital at Carmel.
Born April 22, 1925 in Koleen, she was the daughter of Lewis and Sarah (Baker) Wright.
She was a homemaker, and her and her husband also owned and operated Roberts Grocery Store in Owensburg in the early 1950s. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Solsberry; Delta Theata Tau Soroity XI UN Chapter of Owensburg; and Koleen United Methodist Church.
Survivors include, her husband, Morris E. "Gene" Roberts of Owensburg; three sons, Michael J. "Mick" Roberts of Loveland, Colo., Douglas A. "Andy" Roberts of Bloomfield, and David A. Roberts of Owensburg; one daughter, Becky Lou Egenolf of Worthington; one sister, Virginia Rush of Kokomo; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Victor Wright; and four sisters, Ruby Hasler, Jennie Emery, Buelah Combs, and Evelyn Baker.
Funeral service will be at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield at 11 a.m. on Tuesday with the Rev. Merla Craig officiating. Burial will follow at Owensburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-8 p.m. today, and one hour prior to the service Tuesday. The Delta Theta Tau Service will be at 7 p.m. today.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ruth W. Roberts Scholarship Fund by Delta Theta Tau Soroity in Owensburg.