The Washington Times-Herald

December 3, 2013

Ruby Fields

May 5, 1940 - Dec. 1

---- — FREELANDVILLE — Ruby Janice (Hedge) Fields, 73, formerly of Bicknell, passed away Sunday at the Freelandville Community Home.

Ruby was born May 5, 1940, in Knox County, the daughter of Perry and Julia Ann (Murray) Hedge. She married Robert W. Fields on June 26, 1960, and he preceded her in death on Oct.1, 2006.

Ruby was a sales clerk at Grundman’s Shoe Store. She was a member of the Freelandville Christian Church.

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Kathy Byers and her husband Russell of Vincennes and Sherri Grass of Vincennes; son Steve Fields and his wife Angie of Sandborn; grandchildren, Christina Grass, Ryan Grass, Lauren Grass, Staci Bowman, Sean Fields, and Ashley Fields; and four great-grandchildren.

Along with her husband, she is preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel. Burial will be in Edwardsport Town Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service with Pastor Larry Schultz officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Freelandville Community Home. Online condolences may be made at