Ruth C. Hoke, 79, Vero Beach

Ruth C. Hoke, 79, of Vero Beach, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at Indian River

Medical Center. Ms. Hoke was born Aug. 15, 1930, in Laconia, Ind., and moved to Vero Beach in 1996 coming from Borden, Ind. She was a homemaker and a member of the Daisy Hill United Methodist Church, Daisy Hill, Ind., and the Mahjong Group at River Park Place.

Survivors include her sons, Marvin Hoke, Steven Hoke, both of Vero Beach; and a daughter, Karen Sue Eidem, of Vero Beach; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Hoke, brothers, J.W. Cook and James Cook and sisters, Mary (Cook) Jackson and Helen (Cook) Hasket.

Ms. Hoke will be transferred to the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden, Ind., where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2010. A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Daisy Hill United Methodist Church with the family receiving friends from 12-2 p.m. prior to service.

Burial will follow at Swayback Cemetery in Daisy Hill.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Swayback Cemetery Association, C/O

Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home, 225 West Main Street, Borden, IN 47106.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and

Crematory, Vero Beach. Condolences may be sent through

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