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Ruby S. Woods

Ruby S. (Stohry) Woods, 92, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Otterbein Franklin Senior Life Community in Franklin, where she had lived since 2006.

She was born, in Shelbyville, to William B. and Lillie M. (Kuhn) Stohry, on Jan. 26, 1926, the seventh of eight children. Ruby grew up on the family farm in Shelby County and graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1944. She married Philip K. Woods on Oct. 29, 1949, and he proceeded her in death Feb. 23, 2005.

She lived the majority of her life in Milroy and was a member of the Milroy United Methodist Church.

She is survived by daughters, Margaret K. (Keith) Berkland, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Susan J. (Myron) McDaniel, of Greenwood; son, Drew A. (Janice) Woods, of Tucson, Arizona; grandchildren, Kirstin (Mo) Khan, Philip Lance McDaniel and Corey Berkland; great-granddaughter, Leah Khan; brother, Edwin D. Stohry, of Shelbyville; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Karl, Charles, Harold and Willard Stohry; sisters, Anna Meredith and Ruth Huesman; and granddaughter, Bretta Schriner.

Private graveside rites will be at Arlington East Hill Cemetery at a later date.

Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Milroy United Methodist Church or the Otterbien Franklin Senior Life Community Benevolent Fund.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.net.