HENDERSON — Ruth Crosno Adkins Greenwell, 85, of Henderson, formerly of Metropolis, Ill., and Charleston, Mo., died Wednesday, October 9, 2013, in Evansville, Ind.
Known as Ms. Adkins, she had been a teacher for over 33 years, having taught in the Metropolis, Ill., school district and also at Sikeston, Mo.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas Harold Greenwell of Henderson; and one daughter, Jennifer Terry-Baker of Wilmington, N.C.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, including an infant. Her parents were Samuel Tilden and Ava Pearl Hurry Crosno.
Private burial was held at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Charleston, Mo.
McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.