Funeral services for Ruth Elaine Merritt, 93, of Guthrie Center, will be Thursday, August 26th, at 11 am, at the First United Methodist Church in Guthrie Center.  Burial will be in the Union Cemetery in Guthrie Center.  Visitation will be Thursday at 10 am until the time of the service at the church.  Twigg Funeral Home in Guthrie Center is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be left at twiggfuneralhome.com.  Survivors include:  Daughters, Debbie Menning of Guthrie Center, Judy Neal of Missouri and Lori Merritt of Ames.