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Ruth A. Niswonger, 63, of Whitewater died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home.
She was born Sept. 23, 1940, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Maple and Blanche King Craft. She and Donald Niswonger were married July 16, 1960.
She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau and served on the kitchen committee, baptismal committee and the prayer team. She had worked at the Hosiery Mill, Yellow Bird Ice Cream Parlor, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Harvest House Restaurant, all in Jackson. She retired in 1984.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Robin Bates of Cape Girardeau, Kim King of Oak Ridge; a brother, Raymond Craft of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Shawn Wasson and Cy Smith officiating. Burial will be Niswonger Cemetery near Millersville.