|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2001|
"Ruth E. Acridge of rural Yates Center, died Thursday, Jan. 4 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. She was 83. She was born March 5, 1917 in Osage County, the daughter of Harry E. and Elida (Gleason) Stout. She was a farmer and a stockman.
She grew up and attended schools in Osage County, moving to Woodson County in the 1930s. She enjoyed pets and flowers and taking care of the livestock.
She belonged to a bowling league in Yates Center for many years until her health prevented it. She was a member of the Kansas Old time Fiddlers and Pickers of Yates Center.
Ruth married J. E. (Joe) Acridge on 28 Aug 1936*. He died in 1986.
Survivors include one daughter, Joan Drake of Yates Center; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granchild. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two children and one brother.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8 at the Siria Cemetery northwest of Yates Center. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Fund in care of Campbell Funeral Home, PO Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783."
*Corrected November 1936.
Joseph Earl Acridge (1911 - 1986)
Joan Elizabeth Acridge Drake (1937 - 2010)*
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Originally Created by: robin hixon
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
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