She was born in Bristow on April 4, 1925 to the late George and Stella (Beard) Aders.
Also preceding her in death was her husband Ray B. Graves on October 21, 1992; a daughter in law, Jennifer Susan Graves on April 30, 1986; a son in law, Robert “Bob” Davidson on November 23, 2013; brothers, Ray, Ameal, Raymond, Casper and Addison; sisters, Leona VanHoosier, Frieda Huff and Irene Friedel.
Ruth was a member of Oak Ridge Pentecostal Church for many years and was currently a member of Huntingburg Outreach Ministry Church. She was dedicated homemaker and loved going to church, playing piano, mushroom hunting, her beautiful flower gardens and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Genevieve Davidson, Delores Sturgeon (Glen VanWinkle), Bob (Dixie) Graves and Darold (Darlene) Graves all of Bristow; Grandchildren, Michael Sturgeon, Tim Graves, Michael Graves, Missy Petry, NAgie Graves, Shaunna Wright and Jessica Lewis; 15 Great Grandchildren; sister in law, Mildred Aders of Bristow
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM CST Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Brother Gene Marcrum will officiate. Burial will follow in Bristow Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00-8:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Ruth is celebrating her 89th birthday in heaven with her loved ones that have gone before and were so very happy to her.