|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1888|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 1979|
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 since 1937, 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.
Edwin Richey LANDES (1861 - 1898)
Clara Elizabeth Messer Landes (1863 - 1932)
Joseph Peeples Griggs (1875 - 1919)*
Kathryn Griggs Whaley (1916 - 2010)*
Ruth Landes Griggs (1888 - 1979)
Georgia Landes Ives (1890 - 1975)*
Lena Landes Blake (1893 - 1993)*
Guy Messer Landes (1895 - 1971)*
Ernest Richey Landes (1897 - 1962)*
Edwin Richey Landes (1899 - 1910)*
Green Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Carolyn Whaley Vosburg
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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