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Ruth Garms Terry
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1905
Bangs
Brown County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1997
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA

Ruth "Ted" Garms Terry was the daughter of Louis and Alwilda Goff Garms and was born April 4, 1905 in Bangs, Brown County, Texas. She Attended Daniel Baker College in Brownwood and in 1931 received her bachelor's degree from Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos, Texas. In 1955 she earned her master's degree from Sul Ross College in Alpine. She was a member of local and state school and library organizations, the National Education Association and the American Association of University Women. She taught school and was librarian at the Lake View High School in San Angelo, Texas. She was the author of "Retired Teacher on Candid Typewriter", a book of Reflections, Poems and Memories, published by Anchor Publishing Company in San Angelo, Texas. She also wrote several poems and "funny articles" published in Reader's Digest. In 1958 she married Rex Gorden Terry, a retired rancher and stock farmer. Ruth's life motto, published in the "San Angelo Standard-Times" was 1. Put God first; 2. Everybody play fair; 3. Have fun along the way. She died on March 5,1997 at the age of 92. 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Garms (1867 - 1948)
  Alwilda (Willie) Goff Garms (1869 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Rex Gorden Terry (1910 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Lillian Del Garms Stacy (1894 - 1964)*
  Marion E. Garms (1896 - 1966)*
  Harry Garms (1898 - 1898)*
  Pauline Garms Carr (1900 - 1968)*
  Wayland Andrew Garms (1902 - 1978)*
  Maye Beryl Garms Harriss (1903 - 1996)*
  Ruth Garms Terry (1905 - 1997)
  Debs Garms (1907 - 1984)*
  Warren Garms (1910 - 1981)*
  Kenneth Berger Garms (1914 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA
Plot: Blk 62, lot 32, row, plot, spc
 
Created by: Robert Garms & Margaret ...
Record added: Jun 03, 2007
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Ruth <i>Garms</i> Terry
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Ruth <i>Garms</i> Terry
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Ruth <i>Garms</i> Terry
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