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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth Lynn Andrew 1912 - 2005 Phoenix

Graveside services for Ruth Lynn Andrew, 93, Phoenix, will be in Hope Cemetery in Ottawa after the family receives friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa.Mrs. Andrew died Tuesday, May 24, 2005, in Phoenix.She was born May 16, 1912, in rural Ottawa, the daughter of Scott and Susie Otto Blow. She attended Fouts Grade School and graduated from Ottawa High School. She moved to Virginia Beach, Fla., in 1991 before moving to Phoenix in 1994.She worked at Lindsey Hardware Store and at Montgomery Ward as a sales clerk for several years. She also sold Avon for more than five years and worked for J.C. Penney's for more than six years. She and her husband purchased the Star Linen Supply in 1941 and operated it for 17 years and retired in 1974. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Ottawa. She was a charter member of the Sunshine Sunday School Class, Oasis Club and Happy Hour Club. She was also a member of the Ransom Memorial Auxiliary for five years.She married Elmo Nelson Andrew on May 14, 1932, in Ottawa. He died earlier.Survivors include a daughter, Janet Lynn Harmon, Phoenix; and a sister, Maxine Halsey, Warner Robins, Ga.The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer's and other related disorders associations, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.