Ollie Ruth Schoen, 84, of Richmond, Ind., and formerly of Bellefontaine, passed away at 4:42 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at Golden Living Center in Richmond, Ind.
She was born in DeGraff on Nov. 25, 1934, to the late Cliff and Kathren (Douglas) Ammon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Kerns Sr.; a granddaughter, Misty Spencer; a grandson, Mikey Wayne Alloway; and her sister, Ada May.
Ollie is survived by three daughters, Pam Alloway and Sandra Kerns, both of Bellefontaine, and Carla (Darrin) Whittington of Lynn, Ind.; a son, Carl Lee Kerns II; seven grandchildren, Joy Alloway, Natasha Kerns, Lori Taylor, Charity Kerns, Tamara Alloway, Brandon Davenport and Nathaniel Wion; 12 great-grandchildren, Ashley Taylor, Krista Taylor, Zach Derrosett, Kyle Taylor, James Acosta, Shania Taylor, McKenzie Whiting, Talia Acosta, Amber Stahler, Brianna Acosta, Caden Smith and Blaine Alloway; 18 great-great grandchildren, Jacob, Raidyn, Kadryk, Layla, Nathaniel, Roger, Mason, Payton, Kyzer, Remmington, Karter, Brantley, Anna, Waylon, Wyatt, Barrett, Chase and Liam; two sisters, Joann O’Conner and Carolyn Shields; and three brothers, Dale (Lavon) Ammon, Dick Ammon and Bud Ammon.
A graduate of Quincy High School, Ollie had worked as a waitress in West Mansfied and was an egg packer for Marlou Farms. She was also a member of Mt. Tabor Church of God, a Brownie Troop leader in West Mansfield, and 4-H leader in Arcanum. She most especially lived for her family and friends.
A memorial service begins at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 210 W. Hayes St., DeGraff, follow- ing calling that begins at 11 a.m. Burial follows in Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League, 1825 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.