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Ruth Landes Griggs
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1888
Schell City
Vernon County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1979
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Obituary, Tulsa Tribune, 7 Dec 1979:
Former teacher's services Sunday

Mrs. Ruth Landes Griggs, 91, an early-day McAlester school teacher and Tulsa resident since1937, died today in a Tulsa hospital. Mrs. Griggs moved from her native Schell City, Mo., to McAlester in 1908 and taught in elementary schools there 16 years. She later worked as a sales clerk for Vandever's department store in Tulsa, retiring about 26 years ago.

Mrs. Griggs was a former member of McAlester's First Baptist Church. She was the sister of the late Guy M. Landes, Sr., prominent Tulsa insuranceman. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Griggs Whaley of the home at 2225 East 23rd Street; a sister, Mrs. Lena Blake of Greenbelt, Md; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Schell City under the direction of the Lewis Funeral Home there.

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  Joseph Peeples Griggs (1875 - 1919)*
  Kathryn Griggs Whaley (1916 - 2010)*
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Green Lawn Cemetery
Schell City
Vernon County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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