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Ruth Elizabeth HashPassing: January 21, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 26th @ 2:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, January 26th @ 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Tuesday, January 26th @ 2:00 p.m.

BEDFORD Ruth Elizabeth Hash, 92, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born April 2, 1928, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Earl Vernon and Nancy Elizabeth (Turpin) Pemberton.  She married James Vaughn Hash November 23, 1979, and he preceded her in death in 1999.

Ruth retired with 20 years of service from RCA.  She was a member of the Apostolic Faith Assembly.  Ruth loved going to Mitchell Senior Citizens and she had many friends.

Connie Sue Pace of Brownstown
Brenda Kay (Ted) LaMar of Roanoke, Virginia
Vickey Lynn Cummings of Bedford
Sandra Gail Prince of Bedford
Nancy Elizabeth (Mark) Love of Oolitic
  8 grandchildren
15 great grandchildren
  3 great great grandchildren
Cecil Vernon Pemberton of Mitchell
James Matthew Pemberton of Martinsville

Her parents; husband; grandson, Troy Alan Nicholson; and siblings, Winfred James Pemberton and Lois Evelyn Keeling, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Kenneth Allen officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from noon until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: John Pourner | Bedford
    Date: February 1, 2021
    We are sorry for your loss. We will miss her dearly. Our heavenly father has a beautiful angel at his side now.
  2. Guest: Dennis Brashear | Las Cruces, NM
    Date: January 26, 2021
    Sorry for your loss. May your mother rest in eternal peace.
  3. Guest: james trinkle | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: January 25, 2021
    So sorry for your loss. She was a truly kind and loving lady. She will be missed by many.