Ruth Anne Deal

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Oct. 12, 1951-Jan. 7, 2007

Ruth Anne (Stage) Deal, 55, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil and Florida, died Sunday at her residence.

Born in Opa Locke, Fla., she was the daughter of Samuel Romain and Helen (Bitoff) Murray.

She had attended school in Miami and the Central Florida Community College.

She had operated the Dust and Clean cleaning service for several years.

Surviving are daughter Tammy Illges and husband Stephen, Greencastle; companion Gene Stage, Greencastle; sisters Nell Bostwick, Okeechobee, Fla., Mary Lou Ball, Ormond Beach, Fla., and Linda Roberson, Salem, S.C.; brothers James Murray, Davie, Fla., Robert Murray, Picayune, Miss., and Thomas Murray, Davie, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Betty Stingone and Frances Aguero, and brother Edward Murray.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, with burial to follow.

Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling arrangements.

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