Family Tribute
Visitation: Thursday, October 17th from 5-8 p.m. Oakley-Hammond Funeral Home; and 1 hour prior to service at Old Bethel United Methodist Church
Services: Friday, October 18th at 11:00 A.M. Old Bethel United Methodist Church

Ruth Ellen Lacy (Coghill) passed away on Saturday October 12th, 2019 in Indianapolis IN. She was born on July 4th, 1942 in Carrollton KY to Harold and Pauline Coghill (Peelman).  On October 21, 1966 she married Gerald Norman Lacy in Indianapolis IN. Ruth enjoyed quilting, crafts, flower gardens and visiting with friends and family. She worked for many years at IPS School #94 in the cafeteria and eventually retired from DFAS Indianapolis Center where she worked as an accountant.


She was survived by her six children Norma (Terrance) Lambert, Charles (Sherry) Lacy, Steven (Terri) Lacy, Jeffrey (Tonya) Lacy, Cynthia (Gregory) Spindler, Timothy (Angie) Lacy, 11 Grandchildren, 10 Bonus Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, 10 Bonus Great Grandchildren, and 3 Sisters.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband (Gerald), Daughter (Peggy), and Great Grandson (Brian), Bonus Grandson (Travis), Bonus Great Grandson (Jordan), Brothers Harold, Charlie, and Daryl, and Sisters Patsy, Karen, Evelyn, and Shirley.


Visitation will take place on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm at Oakley-Hammond Funeral home at 5342 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis IN 46219.  Funeral Services will take place on Friday October 18th, 2019 at 11:00am at Old Bethel United Methodist Church, 7995 E. 21st Street, Indianapolis IN 46219. An additional hour of visitation will be available at 10:00 am prior to the funeral service.  Ruth will be laid to rest at Washington Park Cemetery, 10612 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis In 46229.


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The family would prefer memorial contributions be made to Old Bethel United Methodist Church,  7995 E. 21st Street, Indianapolis IN 46219