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Ruth Mathena Baughman

Ruth Mathena Baughman, age 96 passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at the Franklin United Methodist Community. She was a resident of Franklin. Born on September 20, 1910 at Bargersville, Indiana to the late Charles F. and Maude Voris Mathen. She married Glenn Baughman on May 5, 1935 at Hopewell Presbyterian Church. He preceded her in passing on March 7, 1995.

She is survived by a son, David E. Baughman, wife Nancy, of Franklin, Indiana; a grandson, Michael Baughman, and wife Sharon of Wisconsin, and two granddaughters, Laura Poorman of Carmel, Indiana and Lisa Beck, and husband Jim, of Whiteland, Indiana. She is also survived by six great grandchildren. Four nephews also survive. She was preceded in passing by two brothers, Paul and Joseph Mathena and two sisters, Mary Hendricks and June Housefield.

She attended the Union and Hopewell grade schools. She was a graduate of Hopewell High School and Franklin College. Ruth was a high school teacher of English, having taught at Nineveh High School, Perry East Junior High and Whiteland High School. She served as Head of the English Department at both Perry East and Whiteland/Clark Pleasant. She served on the Franklin College Alumni Council from 1961 to 1973.

She was a member of Delta Delta Delta. She was also active in the Johnson County Retired Teachers Association where she had served as Recording Secretary and chaired committees. As a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church, she served as Youth Director, Sunday School Teacher, Deaconess and Elder.

Services were entrusted to Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home of Franklin, Indiana.


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  • Created by: JLM
  • Added: 29 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21242980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Mathena Baughman (20 Sep 1910–29 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21242980, citing Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Hopewell, Johnson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by JLM (contributor 46860487) .