Ruth Eileen Minor, age 83, was born August 18, 1929 in Verona, MO. She passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Cox Medical Center after a short illness.
Ruth graduated from Willard High School. She worked for several years at Springfield Tablet and Royal Typewriter before leaving the workforce to be a fulltime wife and mother. She loved her role as the proud, generous and caring grandmother to her three grandchildren. She was a member of National Heights Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of almost 64 years, Clarence of Springfield, MO; daughter, LeAnn Rowe and her husband Greg of Round Rock, TX; grandchildren, Stephanie Rowe of Mesquite, TX, Justin Rowe of San Marcos, TX and Ashley Rowe of Round Rock, TX; sister-in-law, Faye Price of Springfield, MO and brother-in-law, Sam Minor and his wife Mary of Halltown, MO; niece, Donna McCullough of Springfield; nephews, Chris Minor of Springdale, AR and Mike Minor of Kansas City, MO; and many loved ones and dear friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m., in National Heights Baptist Church in Springfield. A visitation will be held immediately before the service at 10:00 a.m.