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Ruth Ena Graybill Booth
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1895
Troutville
Botetourt County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1994
Wenatchee
Chelan County
Washington, USA

WENATCHEE _ Ruth Ena Booth, 99, a resident of the Wenatchee Valley for 86 years, died Friday, July 1, 1994, in Parkside Rehab and Care Center.

She was born Jan. 15, 1895, to John and Martha (Edgecomb) Graybill in Troutville, Va. The family moved to North Dakota in 1897, where they lived in a sod house on their homestead. They moved to Nampa, Idaho, in 1902, where she began school. She moved with her family to the Wenatchee Valley in 1908, and continued her schooling in Wenatchee. She attended the Bethany Bible Seminary in Chicago, Ill., in the early 1920s.

She married Lewis Orville Booth on June 15, 1924, at the Wenatchee Valley Church of the Brethren, the first couple to be married there. They lived in Sunnyslope for a short time before moving to East Wenatchee. They moved to Garden Terrace in Wenatchee in the late 1960s.

Mrs. Booth was a member of the Wenatchee Brethren Baptist Church United and was a Sunday School teacher there for many years.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Vera) Hoover of LaVerne, Calif.; a brother, John K. of Wenatchee; a sister, Anna M. Palmquist of Mount Prospect, Ill.; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband on April 11, 1978.

Arrangements are by Telford's Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee. 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Graybill (1860 - 1937)
  Martha Annette Edgecomb Graybill (1870 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Lewis Orville Booth (1894 - 1978)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Ena Graybill Booth (1895 - 1994)
  Reba Catherine Graybill Ulrich (1897 - 1975)*
  Bunah Vista Graybill Ulery (1899 - 1986)*
  John Kline Graybill (1902 - 1994)*
  Jesse William Graybill (1904 - 1982)*
  Baby girl Graybill (1909 - 1909)*
  Baby boy Graybill (1910 - 1910)*
  Amos Karl Graybill (1912 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Park
East Wenatchee
Douglas County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jul 05, 2008
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Ruth Ena <i>Graybill</i> Booth
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