Ruby Jane Palmer, 83, of Frankfort, died Aug. 22, 2021 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Home. She was born Nov. 12, 1937 in East Chicago, Indiana to Lloyd and Beula (Conley) Reed. She married LeRoy F. Palmer on March 8, 1958 in Vincennes, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2008.
Ruby attended school in East Chicago, then Westfield, Illinois. She worked at Clinton County Hospital for 20 years. She was a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Ruby enjoyed church activities, arranging flowers and being with her family.
Ruby is survived by a son, LeAllen (Janet) Palmer of Macon, Georgia; two daughters, Sheila (Terry) Harshbarger of Frankfort and Amanda (Tom) Dalton of Stockwell; 20 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by son, Jerald "Jerry" Palmer; daughter, Lenora Ansley; four brothers, Harold, Raymond, Robert and William "Bill" Reed; and two sisters, Jeanette Harlow and Stella Green.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you can share a message with the family.