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Ruth Loree Brown Burns
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1928
Mills County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 2012
Stephenville
Erath County
Texas, USA

Ruth Loree Burns, 83, of Stephenville, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 in Stephenville.

Services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Weldon Branham officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Stephenville Funeral Home. Interment will be at the family cemetery at Pecan Wells near Hamilton, Texas.

The world was blessed with the birth of Ruth Loree Burns on September 23, 1928 in Mills County, Texas. She was raised by her father Elzie Brown and mother Katy Bell (Kiser) Brown on the family farm. She worked and played on the farm with her brother Jack Brown and sister Althea (Brown) Smith, who have preceded Ruth in returning home to the open arms of our Loving Lord.

Ruth graduated from Pottsville School in 1946. The family moved to Odessa, where she attended Odessa College. She married Paul J. Burns in 1950, and they had four children, Marsha, Loree, Paul, and Scott. Husband Paul J. and son Scott preceded her in death. Ruth retired from Texas Instruments (Midland Plant), after many years of loyal service. She became a hoarder of people. She always had a place at the table for anyone that needed a good meal. Her house was your house if you needed a place to stay. She never had anything bad to say about anyone, she could always see the good in people. Her family was very important to her and she took excellent care of them. She moved to Stephenville in 1998, where she was an important member of Jeff and Marsha's household. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Marsha Owens and husband Jeff of Stephenville; Loree Cease of Ballinger, Texas; a son Paul W. Burns of Midland, Texas; nine grandchildren, James Looney and wife Belinda of Odessa; Kevin Goodman and wife Karen of Krum; Anthony Goodman and wife Renay of Odessa; Robin S. Goodman and wife Martha of Carrolton; Jeffrey C. Owens Jr. of Weatherford, Jeffrey R. Owens of Stephenville; Justin Burns and wife Michelle of Abilene; Quinten Burns of Midland, and Virginia Hambrice of Sherman. She also had 23 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and 2 dogs, Daisy and Nosey. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society




 
 
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 Spouse:
  Paul James Burns (1931 - 2003)
 
 Children:
  Loree Burns Cease (1954 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pecan Wells Cemetery
Hamilton County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Pauline Wiggins Herron
Record added: Jul 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93288041
Ruth Loree <i>Brown</i> Burns
Added by: Pauline Wiggins Herron
 
Ruth Loree <i>Brown</i> Burns
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Ruth Loree <i>Brown</i> Burns
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Ruth, rest in peace.
- Pauline Wiggins Herron
 Added: Jul. 10, 2012
 
 
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