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Ruby Irene (Hershman) Chastain

October 18, 1918 ~ May 9, 2017 (age 98)
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Ruby Irene Chastain, age 98 of Leesburg, Florida passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in the Villages Hospice Cornerstone Hospice Florida. Born October 18, 1918 in Campbellsburg, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Elbert  Hershman  and Trixie (Thompson Hershman.  She was a homemaker, a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church and attended the Christ United Methodist Church in Leesburg, where they have spent the last several years since retirement.   She was a charter member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority, a member of the Salem Rebekah Lodge # 188 and was a member of the Pekin Grange and a former officer of the Indiana State Grange.   Ruby married in 1938 to James Arthur Chastain, who passed away January 5, 2011, they were married for 72 years.  Survivors include:  Foster Son Ronnie (Joyce) Todd, Leesburg, Florida;  Grandson: Wesley Todd, Weirsdale, Florida;  2 great granddaughters: Natalee and Scarlett of Wildwood, Florida, Niece: Reva Jean Terret of Bloomington and 2 step grandchildren: Jenny Woodward (Brian) and Jeremy Ingram.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Identical Twin Sister, Ruth Chastain on May 20, 2011, Brother, Orvil Hershman and 2 nieces, Brenda Kay and Carolyn June.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Wednesday May 17, 2017 at the Dawalt Funeral Home
   Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 9 am Wednesday.
      Interment at Claysville Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions to: New Hope United Methodist Church.

 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Visitation
Wednesday
May 17, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 17, 2017

11:00 AM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167


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