Ruth LaVerne Hardesty, 92, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. She was a resident of Indianapolis.
Survivors include three daughters, Sandy (Jim) Carson of Beech Grove, and Norma Jane (Danny) Wheeler and Janet (Larry) Taylor, both of Greenwood; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Joe Powers of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman C. Hardesty; two brothers, Hobart Powers Jr. and Danny Powers; four sisters, Evelyn Ware, Mary Trackwell, Bernice Williams and Joanne Underwood; and her parents, Hobart and Josephine (Whipple) Powers.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 7602 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis.