Ruth Ann (Benjamin) Hieronymus, LBI ’52-’54, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Ruth Ann was born on July 4, 1934, the sixth of six children to Rev. Austin P. and Ada Benjamin in Charleston, West Virginia. She graduated from Medaryville (IN) High School in 1952 as class valedictorian. She attended Lincoln Bible Institute where she met the love of her life, Lynn Hieronymus. They married August 16, 1953 in Attica, Indiana. Ruth Ann served with Lynn in ministries at Attica (IN) Christian Church, Cicero (IN) Christian Church and Eminence Christian Church in rural Atlanta. They were a good team serving the Lord for 36 years together. She always helped in the music and children’s departments and loved playing the piano for services and singing solos, duets and trios. She especially liked helping with the children’s Christmas programs and Vacation Bible School.