Ruth Elizabeth Stump passed away peacefully on September 24, 2023, with family members by her side. She was a devout Christian and lifelong member of The Church of the brethren. She played the accordion, organ piano and was a choir member. She loved counted cross stitch and was a wonderful cook. She worked in food service all her life and retired from St. John’s Hospital in Anderson.
She is survived by five children: Shirley (Jim) McIndoo, Jeff (Marilyn) Stump, Gary (Kathy) Stump, Mark Stump, and Scott (Mila) Stump. She has eight grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Along with a sister-in-law Mary Boyer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Stump; brother David Boyer; her parents William and Anna Boyer.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Bethel Pointe for their love and wonderful care given.
At Ruth’s request, a private funeral ceremony is being held.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to the ASPCA as she truly loved animals.To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruth Elizabeth Stump, please visit our flower store.