|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 18, 2011|
Cape Girardeau County
Life is just a stopping place, A pause in what's to be, A resting place along the road to sweet eternity. We all have different journeys, Different paths along the way, We all were meant to learn some things, but we were never meant to stay. Our destination is a place, Far greater than we know. For some the journey's quicker, For some the journey's slow. And when the journey finally ends, We'll claim a great reward, And find an everlasting peace, Together with the Lord.
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ruth M. Allwood, 89, of Chaffee passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
She was born July 26, 1922, in Hunter, Ark., to the late Robert and Ethel Cox Stafford. Ruth and George M. Allwood were married on Feb. 4, 1944. He proceeded her in death on Dec. 14, 1989.
Ruth was a member of Cape First in Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Allwood of New Athens, Ill., and Patricia Hindman of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren, Megan (Jeremy) Bain of Cape Girardeau and the Rev. Zachary (Alana) Hindman of Des Arc, Mo.; and four great-grandchildren, Kirstan and Blake Graviett and Isabella and Sophia Hindman.
Ruth was also preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to time of service Tuesday at the General Baptist Church in Chaffee.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Allen Basham officiating. Special music will be provided by the St. Augustine Junior High School choir. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to go the House of Hope Children's Ministry in care of Cape First.
George Miller Allwood (1919 - 1989)
Union Park Cemetery
Created by: Debbie
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76709178
Rest in peace Ruth|
Added: Sep. 18, 2011