Ruth Alice Queen, 94, died June 29, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. She was a born to William E. & Lula May Stader in Shelbyville, Indiana. She was the third youngest of her siblings, and was the last survivor.
Her favorite hobbies were reading, shopping with her daughter, crocheting, and cooking. She was a part of many organizations including the Eastern Star & Job’s Daughters.
Among her survivors are her husband Wayne I. Queen, whom she married on August 12, 1945 — a wonderful 71 years of marriage; Tony W. Blassingame (grandson), Jessica M. Daugherty (great-granddaughter), Holly R. Blassingame (great-granddaughter), Patricia N. Blassingame (great-granddaughter), Jordan A. Edge (great-great-grandson), Josh Daugherty (great-great-grandson), Thomas Daugherty (great-great-grandson).
A service will be held at the Church of Latter Day Saints in Minden on July 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Eastside Memorial Park to follow at 1600 Buckeye Road in Minden. Funeral arrangements: FitzHenry’s Carson City.
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