Ruth Anne (Rightsell) Trainer

July 17, 1929 ~ September 5, 2019 (age 90)



Ruth Anne Trainer ( Rightsell) 90, went to be with the Lord, Thursday September 5, 2019 in Brazil, Indiana.  Ruth Anne was born in Clay County on July 17, 1929 to the late Roy Rightsell and Anna Katherine Rightsell Short (Mitchell).  She graduated from Brazil High School in 1947 and went on to graduate from the Lewis-Clark Normal School with a degree in teaching.  She married her husband Archibald Trainer in 1956.

Soon after being married Ruth Anne and Archibald moved to Idaho where they owned and operated a pharmacy and where Ruth Anne taught at the St. Pauls Catholic School.  

She adopted two children, Archibald “Scott” Jr. and Rebecca, from the Idaho Indian Reservation where she was a teacher.  

Ruth Anne enjoyed spending time on her farm and riding horses on the mountains with her husband and friends.  She also loved her many dogs that she affectionately called her “babies”.

She was preceded in death by her step-father: Pete Short, and step-mother: Thelma Rightsell, sister: Dorothy “June” Rightsell (Robertson), brother-in-law: Billy Hugh Robertson, and her two close friends Clara and Molly.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Annunciation Catholic Church at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 10 with Father Hollowell Officiating.  Burial will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery in Brazil.  A Rosary Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home. 

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Recitation of the Rosary
September 10, 2019

10:00 AM
Moore Funeral Home
142 N. Washington Street
Brazil, IN 47834

Mass of Christian Burial
September 10, 2019

11:00 AM
Annunciation Catholic Church
19 North Alabama Street
Brazil, IN 47834

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