2013-04-09 / Obituaries

Judith A. Rief, 74

Judith A. Rief, age 74, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, April 04, 2013.

Born April 29, 1938, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of William C. and Edna J. (Smiley) Cash, and was a graduate of Fillmore High School “Class of 1956”. She married Walter E. Rief on June 5, 1960, and he preceded her in death on October 23, 2008.

She graduated from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1959 and began her nursing career at Putnam County Hospital, retiring in 2005, after 47 years of service. Judith was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church and the Club 16 Home Ec. Club of Fillmore.

Survivors include her daughter, Debra Chandler and fianc√©’, Andy Seniour, of Greencastle; a son, Kevin (Kim) Rief, of Greencastle; brother, James Cash, of Greencastle; sister-in-law, Gladys Rief and brother-in-law Percil Rief of Brookville; a granddaughter, Brittney “Nikki” Chandler; a grandson, Blain Truax; and nephews, Tim (Sheila) Cash, Tony (Christy) Cash, and Troy (Millissa) Cash, all of Greencastle.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Mary (Stranger) Rief; three brothers-in-law, Charles, George, and Clifford Rief; five sisters-in-law, Dora Rief, Edna Holman, Hope Rief, Sue Cash, and Barbera Cash.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 am on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Couch officiating. Interment followed at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the American Cancer Society 5635 W. 96th St. Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN. 46278.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.bittlesandhurt.com.

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