Mary Ruth Hill, 89, of Peru, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru.
She was born in Plymouth, Indiana on August 4, 1931 to Lillian A. (Brock) Cunningham and Archie Dague. She married Billie L. Hill in May of 1949, and he survives.
Mary worked at the Miami County Courthouse for nearly 30 years, retiring in 2002 as the Peru Township Assessor. She never knew a stranger and always greeted everyone with a smile. She loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart. She loved shopping with her daughter, decorating her home, and planting her flowers. She attended the First Baptist Church in Peru.
She is survived by her husband, as well as their children: Suzanne Ahnert (fiancé Michael Downing), and Robert L. Hill (Nancy); grandchildren Christi R. Sanders (Nathan), and Ashley Covault (Chuck); and great-grandchildren Natania, Dominick, Tara. Also surviving are brother William Dague (Dorothy), and sister Martha Eakright.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Stephen L. Hill (December, 2006), and siblings Velma Smith, Richard Dague, and Juanita Dague.
Visitation will be held from 12pm – 2pm on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will follow at 2pm with Pastor John Goble officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
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