|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1933|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 2010|
Ruth Marie Frye, 76 years, passed to heaven on July 5, 2010 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO.
Ruth was born November 27, 1933 in Chandler, OK to Samuel and Georgia (Griffith) Pellham.
Ruth was a resident of the Ava community for many years. On Feb. 11, 1953 Ruth and Jim Hodges were united in marriage in Bradleyville, MO and to this union two children were born. Jim preceded in death. Later on Ruth and Sam Frye were united in marriage on December 18, 1992 in Ava, MO.
Ruth was a member of the Ava General Baptist Church and worked in the church kitchen. She loved Sunday School, gardening, ceramics, doing for others and being with all of her family and especially her grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded by her parents, her first husband, James "Jim" Hodges, a granddaughter, Stephanie, three brothers, Loren, Burl and Azel Pellham.
Ruth is survived by her husband, Sam Frye, Ava, MO, two children, Karen Holloway, Seymour, MO and Kevin Hodges and wife, Sonya, Ava, MO, three step children, Rod Frye and wife Pat, Ashton, IL, Nancy Hooten and husband, Jimmy, Chico,TX and Christine King, Chico, TX, six grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two step great grandchildren, one sister, Chloe Wilson, Ava, MO, two brothers, Palmer Pellham, Ozark, MO and Rolla Pellham, Ava, MO, many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Ruth will be Friday, July 9, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Union Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 8, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Oren Alcorn, Harvey Scott and Rev. Dwain Moore. Memorials may be made to Gideons or Union Grove Cemetery.
James Hodges (1924 - 1984)*
Union Grove Cemetery
Created by: Jerry Perry
Record added: Jul 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54850398
Rest in sweet peace.|
Donna Boyd Shepard
Added: Mar. 16, 2015
A sweet and wonderful person.|
Added: Jul. 24, 2011