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Ruth J. Brownfield

Ruth J. Brownfield, 84, of Columbus, a longtime resident of Edinburgh, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home after an extended battle with cancer.

She was born April 21, 1929, the daughter of the late Alexander and Dorothy Russell.

She married Carroll D. Brownfield on Sept. 28, 1951; he preceded her in death March 31, 2011.

Ruth enjoyed camping, cooking and being a homemaker to her three boys, Ren, Kirk and Reis Brownfield.

She is survived by two sons, Kirk (Carol) and Reis (Patricia) Brownfield of Columbus; and grandchildren, Jade, Jarrett, Jesse, Brayton, Brooke and Drake Brownfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ralph and Alex Jr.; her husband; and a son, Ren Brownfield.

A private memorial service and celebration of life are planned for family and friends at Garden City Church of Christ in Columbus.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

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