In memory of
Ruby Jane Blount
Ruby Jane Blount, 72, Brookston, passed away Oct. 12, 2016, at the Heritage Healthcare Center of West Lafayette. She was born Feb. 10, 1944, to the late James and Hazel (Johnson) Williams. On Aug. 2, 1964, in Idaville, she married Richard D. "Dick" Blount; he survives. Ruby had lived in White County all her life and was a 1962 graduate of Idaville High School. Ruby had worked as a telephone operator for the former United Telephone Company of Monticello. Later, Ruby went to work at the former Schultz Department Store in Monticello for over 25 years, and after that she went to work at the Monticello Healthcare Center. Ruby enjoyed planting flowers, gardening, and shopping. Surviving are husband, Richard D. "Dick" Blount, Brookston; daughter, Kim (Eric) Delph, Monticello; son, Gregory "Greg" Blount, Brookston; granddaughter, Marissa Collins, Monticello; brother-in-law, Bill (Marcia) Geier, Monticello; sister-in-law, Marjorie Williams, Converse; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. Ruby was preceded in death by sisters, Cora Grayson and Connie Geier; and brothers, George and Jack Williams. Visitation will be from noon – 3 p.m. Sunday at the Miller-Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello. Celebration of Life Service will be held at the funeral home at 3 p.m. Sunday. Burial will follow at the Idaville Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family. See: www.miller-rosckafh.com
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