Ruth Overstreet

April 4, 1920 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 99)

Nancy Ruth Overstreet of Grace Village Retirement Community in Winona Lake, Indiana...known to everyone as simply "Ruth", went to meet her Savior at 12:50 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Grace Village Health Care at the age of 99.

She was born on April 4, 1920 in Spring City, Tennessee to Effie (Montgomery) and William Amos Clifton.  On October 4, 1940 she was married to Reginald Overstreet.  They shared 36 years of marriage together before he passed away on May 4, 1977. 

Ruth graduated from high school in Spring City, Tennessee and then attended East Side College of Beauty in Detroit, Michigan.  She worked for many years as a beautician and enjoyed the friends she made over the years.  She moved to the area in December 2014 and had attended First Baptist Church of Warsaw and Warsaw Community Bible Church.  Ruth will be dearly missed by her family and church family.   

She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons:  Larry (Linda) Overstreet (Winona Lake, Indiana); Steve (Judy) Overstreet (Ferndale, Michigan); 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.           

Ruth’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Larry Overstreet.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.  There will be time for visitation an hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be directed to Warsaw Community Bible Church, 2947 S. County Farm Road, Warsaw, Indiana  46580 to go towards their van fund.

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