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Ruth A. Chinn

Ruth A. Chinn Ruth A. Chinn

Ruth A. Chinn, 87, of Georgetown, Ind., passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Beehive Homes of Georgetown surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on Dec. 20, 1933, in New Amsterdam, Ind., to the late Clyde and Virgie Funk.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society, a teacher’s assistant at Pineview Elementary and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Sherrell; a brother, Darryl Funk; and a sister, Shirley Brown.

Ruth is survived by her husband of 72 years, John (Bill) Chinn; a daughter, Sharon Cadle; a son, Ray Chinn; grandchildren, Shelly Voyles (Dale), B.J. Cadle (Lynn), Cortney Johnson (Jeff), Tyler Sherrell (Alison), Stacey Solomon, Stephanie Chinn, Billy Chinn (Kat) and Marshall Cleveland (Jessica); 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; a bonus grandson, Travis Funk; and three brothers, Ralph Funk (Violet), Larry Funk (Jane) and Gary Funk, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring St., New Albany, Ind.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the funeral home with burial to follow in Tunnel Hill Cemetery.

For those unable to attend the service, it will be livestreamed on

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana (