Mrs. Velma Ruth Crews, 69, Elnora Rt. 1, died at the Daviess County Hospital at 3:10 p.m. Friday after an illness of four days. She has been in failing health for 10 years
Mrs. Crews was born Feb 27, 1907 in Daviess County, daughter of John and Laura (Core) Rusher. On Dec 24 1929 she married Howard Crews and he survives her.
Mrs. Crews formerly managed the kitchen in the K of P Children's Home and the Otterbein Home, both in Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Crews operated a restaurant in Plainville and store in Switz City before moving back to the family farm 25 years ago.
She was a member of the Elnora Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband; her mother, Mrs. Laura Rusher, Odon, and one brother, Bernard Rusher, Odon, and one sister, Vivian, preceded her in death.
Services were held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Gill Chapel. Burial was in Plainville cemetery. Ministers were the Rev. R.P. Hawkins and the Rev. David Clark.
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