Ruth Moore

September 24, 1928 - February 19, 2015

Ruth Moore born September 24, 1928, in Terrell, Texas to Otto Ardell Maxwell and Docia Drucilla (Bessie) Doss returned  home on February 19, 2015.


Ruth met and married J.D. Moore in Big Lake. They moved to Chicago for a few years and then returned to Midland, Texas where she went to work for Midland County.  She retired as a Deputy County Clerk in 1996.

Besides family, Ruth enjoyed spending time with friends at Green’s, Bingo, and going to Las Vegas.  She also enjoyed playing 42 and dancing.  She was member of St. Mark’s Methodist Church for over 40 years.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and siblings.

In her final days here on earth, she was cared for lovingly by hospice nurses and the care givers at Total  Loving Care in New Caney.  Her family is grateful for the care she received.

Visitation with Ruth’s family will be held at Neal Funeral Home in Cleveland on March 1, 2015, from 12-2 p.m.  Her service will begin at 2 with burial at Brookside Cemetery in Houston at 4 p.m.

Memorial services for Ruth will be held at St. Mark’s Methodist Church in Midland on March 8, 2015, at 2 p.m. followed by fellowship.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Heart Association in her memory.

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Big Lake, TX 76932
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