Ruth E. Beatty, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Franklin United Methodist Home Health Care Center. She was a resident of Franklin and a former resident of Columbus.
She is survived by two sisters, Rose A. Beatty and Mary J. Ward, both of Franklin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Nentrup Beatty; and a brother, Lawrence Beatty.
The Rev. David Lee will conduct a graveside service at 1 p.m. today at Daugherty Cemetery south of Columbus.
Arrangements are being handled by Hathaway-Myers Chapel in Columbus.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society, in care of the funeral home.