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October 4, 2013

Ruby L. Price Ellsworth

90; Clarksville

Funeral services for Ruby L. Price Ellsworth, 90, Clarksville, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Chapman Funeral Home, Clarksville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville. She died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Hillcrest Village Health and Rehab in Jeffersonville.

 She was born Ruby Katherine Lane, March 13, 1923, to Earl and Alberta Lane, in Lawrenceburg, Ky. They moved to Louisville in 1929 where Ruby lived until 1973, when she moved to Clarksville. She retired from Clark Memorial Hospital in 1984 with 17 years of service as a ward clerk. She enjoyed square dancing, bowling, reading, and playing cards.

Survivors include two sons, Ken Reynolds and his wife, Marty, Louisville, and Bill Price Jr. and his wife, Donna, Jeffersonville; a daughter, Peggy Price Bentley and her husband, Tommy, Louisville; son-in-law, Bill DeWees Jr., Valley Station, Ky.; two stepsons, Jim Ellsworth, New Albany and Donnie Ellsworth, Los Alamos, NM; a sister, Jackie Weidner and her husband, Richard, Louisville; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bill Price Sr. in 1978, and her second husband, Ben Ellsworth in 2013, a daughter, Kathy Price DeWees, and two sisters, Lucille Boone, and Betty Neel.                          

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, and after 9 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home

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