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Ethel R. Raby

Ethel R. Raby, age 84, of Eaton, OH passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN.  She was born January 26, 1937 in Rutherford County, NC to Addie Lee and Nora Mae Blankenship.  She enjoyed attending church and singing gospel music; and most recently attended Freedom Southern Baptist Church in Richmond, IN.  As a hobby, she enjoyed making ornaments and jewelry with bead art.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Clyde Raby; daughter Theresa Ann Raby; brothers John, Archie and Fred Blankenship; and sisters Mary Blankenship and Margie Hall.  She is survived by her sons Jack (Linda) Raby of Greenville, OH and Larry (Sherry) Raby of Eaton, OH; sister Carolyn (Howard) Wallace of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren: Stephanie (Nate) Schlafman, Daniel (Anusha) Raby, Rebekah Raby and Matthew (Meagan) Raby; great grandchildren: Caleb and Collin Schlafman and Addison Raby; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  A private family graveside will take place at Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison, OH.  Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, OH is assisting with arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the Vancrest Activity Fund, 1600 Park Avenue, Eaton, OH 45320.. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Larry and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Phil & Janet Elliott

Janet Elliott Jan 31 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about your moms passing, Larry & Sherry. prayers for you all. Tonya & Frank ( Patriot Medical Transport)

Tonya Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ethel Raby

Tonya Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM