Ruth Eileen Fagan, 92 of Bronson, passed away Oct. 7th at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties in Chiefland. She was born in Palatka on June 8, 1920 to the late Carl Jason and Rhoda May London. She moved to Bronson from West Palm Beach in 1986. Ruth was an accomplished seamstress and drapery maker. She and her late husband, Samuel Irwin Fagan, celebrated 75 years of marriage before his death in Sept. of 2011.

She is survived by her daughter, Sunny Master of Bronson and daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Max Mickley of Jupiter; grandchildren: Steven (Rebecca) Mickley, Tom (Beth) Mickley, Teresa (Doug) Wedgworth, Ian London and 5 great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, Oct 14, at 2:00 PM at Rosemary Cemetery in Bronson with Rev. Terry Wines officiating. Visitation will Saturday night from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.

Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Fagan family. Condolences may be offered by visiting our website at

Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012