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Ruby S. (Stohry) Woods, 92, passed away February 7, 2018 at Otterbein Franklin Senior Life Community in Franklin, Indiana where she had lived since 2006. She was born in Shelbyville, Indiana to William B. and Lillie M. (Kuhn) Stohry, deceased, January 27, 1926, the seventh of eight children.

Ruby grew up on the family farm in Shelby County and graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1944. She married Philip K. Woods October 29, 1949 and he proceeded her in death February 23, 2005. She lived the majority of her life in Milroy, Indiana and was a member of the Milroy United Methodist Church.

She is survived by daughters Margaret K. (Keith) Berkland of Raleigh, NC , Susan J. (Myron) McDaniel of Greenwood, IN, son Drew A. (Janice) Woods of Tucson, AZ, Grandchildren Kirstin (Mo) Khan, Philip Lance McDaniel , Corey Berkland, Great Granddaughter Leah Khan, brother Edwin D. Stohry of Shelbyville, IN along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death with her parents and husband by brothers Karl, Charles, Harold and Willard Stohry, sisters Anna Meredith and Ruth Huesman and Granddaughter Bretta Schriner.

Private graveside rites will be held at Arlington East Hill Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Milroy United Methodist Church or the Otterbien Franklin Senior Life Community Benevolent Fund.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.net.
Published on February 12, 2018
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