January 14, 1923 - September 10, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS – Ruth Mae (Clark) Herald, age 96, of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at her home with loved ones by her side. She was born in Indianapolis on January 14, 1923 to Leonard C. Clark and Myrtle Lucille (Hall) Belcher. Ruth was married to James Edward Herald for 70 years before his death in 2011. She worked in housekeeping at Turtle Creek Convalescent Center in Indianapolis for 28 years. Ruth’s life was centered around her family. She was a dedicated wife who took pride in raising and loving her children and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Calvary Temple Church. Ruth is survived by twelve children, Donald (June) Herald of Indianapolis, Bob (Judy) Herald of Indianapolis, Jerry (Linda) Herald of Indianapolis, Joanne (Garland) Frost of Greenfield, David Herald of Greenfield, Danny (Kathleen) Herald of Greenwood, Mary Lou (Jack) Dossey of Greenfield, Larry (Kathy) Herald of New Palestine, Ricky (Linnie) Herald of Indianapolis, Carolyn (Glenn) Grafe of Greenwood, Sandra Herald of Indianapolis and Rebecca Conley of Indianapolis; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Myrtle; husband, James, and daughter, Sharon White. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held the following morning on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the mortuary. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis. Memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240, or donation envelopes will be available at the church. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
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