Mrs. Ruth Draper, surviving spouse of Rev. Darrel L. Draper, died on Friday, July 11, 2008.
Services were held on Tuesday, July 15 at First United Methodist Church in Perry.
Reverend Draper served at Epworth-Farley; Melvin; Inwood-Lester; Pierson; Greeley-Oneida; South Marion-Stanhope; Harris-Montgomery; Waterloo, Linden; Vincent-Woolstock-Homer; Bedford-Gravity; Anita-Wiota; Fenton-Cylinder and Arnolds Park, Calvary before he retired in 1979.
Survivors include her son, David Draper of Cedar Falls, IA and daughters: Evelyn Polk of Belton, MO; Marcia Ellenberger of Perry, IA and Carol Jean Cline of Lawrence, KS.
Memorials may be given in her name to the Perry United Methodist Church for Mission Projects or the Music Department.
Bishop Palmer and the Cabinet –July 16, 2008