Doris Ruth (Hart) Elmore 94 of Spencer passed away on Monday July 1, 2019 at Aperion Care in Spencer.
Born September 14, 1924 in Quincy, Indiana, Ruth was the daughter of Grover “Dude” and Nellie Chloe (Miller) Hart. She was a 1942 graduate of Quincy High School. She married Warren “Ted” Elmore on November 19, 1944 in the Spencer Christian Church. Officiating was Rev. Lincoln Allee. They were married for 51 years. Ruth had worked for Russett Cafeteria and Rytex Stationery in Indianapolis and was a secretary for Mr. Fred Hoover in Spencer. She was a member of the Gosport Christian Church and their Ladies CSO. Ruth enjoyed playing the piano, visiting nursing homes, playing bingo and crossword puzzles
Ruth is survived by her daughters, Doris N. Branneman (David) of Mitchell and Connie R. Coleman of Spencer, granddaughter Bonnie McNeely (Andrew) of Indianapolis; grandsons Daniel Branneman (Tiffany) of Bondurant, IA and Brian Coleman (Teresa) of Indianapolis; great-grand kids, Gunner, Lisa and Shane; and nephew, John P. Hart (Joyce) of Jacksonville, FL.
Ruth was preceded in death by parents; husband, Ted Elmore on January 15, 1996; brother and sister-in-law, John and Mary Hart and son-in-law, Ed Coleman.
Funeral services for Ruth will be on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport with burial at Hudson Hill Cemetery to follow. Calling for Ruth will be on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services. Share condolences, memories and more with Ruth's family at www.chandlerfh.com.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorials may be made to Southern Hospice Care Inc. 4624 South Springhill Junction, Terre Haute, IN 47802 or to the charity of your choice.