Mrs. Ruth E. Jerrell, 79, passed away Wednesday May 31, 2006 at the Petersburg Health Care Center.


She was born on May 8, 1927 to Basil and Addie (Hunt) Wheeler in Gibson Co. IN.


She was a homemaker and a member of the Rumbletown Free Methodist Church

She is survived by one son, Ernest Jones of Kentucky and 2 daughters; Mary (David) Cowan of Petersburg and Sharon (Jack) Hale of Oakland City. Also surviving are a sister, Margery Thurman of Springfield, MO. And several grandchildren and several great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Jerrell, a daughter, Ruth Ann Mullins and 2 brothers, Arnold and James Wheeler. A grandson, Patrick Wheeler and great grandchildren, Ashley Anne Johnson and Timothy DeWayne Cropper. 

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City with Burial in the Martin Cemetery in Pike Co. 

Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral Home.