Ruby I. Conner, age 84 of Lima, died at 3:10 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2010 in Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. She was born September 14, 1926 in Lima, Ohio. She is the daughter of Elzie and Mary Magdalene Highland Binkley. Both parents are deceased. On March 3, 1946 she married Ronald E. Conner who died May 6, 2006.
Mrs. Conner was a homemaker and during World War II had worked at the Tank Plant. She was a member of the Beaverdam Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son – Ron (Marcia) Conner of Cody, WY; 3 daughters – Bonnie (Tom) Hornig of Cridersville; Barbara Krites Lima; Sharon Trotter of Lima; 7 grandchildren; 1 step grandchild; 6 great grandchildren; 2 brothers – Tommy (Connie) Binkley of Port Charlotte, FL; Jim (Dee) Binkley of Port Charlotte, FL; a sister Reta Marshall of Harrod.
She was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren; 2 brothers – Clayton Binkley and Robert Binkley; a half brother – Emmitt Highland; and a sister – Ruth Hale.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 20, 2010 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The Pastor James Neighbors, LPD will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery, near Cridersville.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rainbow Way (Alzheimer’s Unit) at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.
Date: Friday, November 19, 2010
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm