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January 31, 2008

(8/5/1924 – 12/3/2007)

Ruth “Elaine” Balfour, 83, Brownsburg, IN, formerly of Indianapolis, IN, died on December 3, 2007.

She was born in Rutledge, MO, on August 5, 1924, the daughter of the late Fred and Essie (Matlock) McPherson.

She co-owned and operated Balfour & Associates with her husband, Larry, retiring after 38 years.

She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, a former member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and most recently a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was loved by many.

Survivors include her daughters, Judith Simpson and Christine Harrison; son, Douglas (wife Jacqueline) Balfour; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on December 6, 2007, at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center-Washington Park East. Entombment was in Washington Park East Cemetery.

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