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Ruth Irene Pruett

Age 92, of Elkton, Oregon, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013. She was born to TK Musgrove and Gertie Melvinie Williams on December 10, 1920, in Tate, Arkansas. She was the middle child of seven siblings. She married Billy Joe Pruett on February 13, 1958, in Richmond, California, and they lived together in San Pablo, California, before moving to Elkton, Oregon, in 1969.

Ruth was a master gardener, enjoyed her animals, and loved “Gods Little Acre”. Above all Ruth loved her family.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy; sister, Gladies; brother, Marion; sister, Vergie; brother, James; daughter, Eva Johnson; and son, Eddie Nash. Ruth is survived by three siblings: brother, TH; sisters: Gertie and Tommy; her four children: Barbra Bowen; Ronnie Nash; Clara Klope; and Ruth Reiser; 22 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. Private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Please send any flowers to Sutherlin Chapel of the Roses. Funeral services will be held at Graveside, Elkton, Oregon, on October 23, 2013.

To everything there is a season. She will be greatly missed.


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The News-Review Updated Oct 24, 2013 10:36AM Published Nov 5, 2013 10:53AM Copyright 2013 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.