Ruth Ellen Simmons


Ruth Ellen "Dood" Simmons, longtime Webbers Falls resident, was born May 21, 1930 in London, AR. She was the daughter of J.L. and Nettie (Nordin) Simmons. Ruth passed from this life on August 19, 2019 in Gore, OK. She was 89.

Ruth grew up in rural Webbers Falls and graduated from Webbers Falls High School in 1947. She worked for the Webbers Falls Water Department for over 20 years. She was very active in the Webbers Falls Schools Alumni Association.

Ruth is survived by her nieces and nephews, Jo Ann Martin of Webbers Falls, Rick and wife Connie of Webbers Falls, Judy Sole and husband Ron of Sapulpa, Linda Smith of Stroud, Norma Pullen of Sapulpa, Gene Simmons of Beaumont, Texas, Donnie Simmons of Dallas,Texas and Suzanne Seiley of Silsbee, TX. Numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, five older siblings, a niece and a nephew.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday August 23, 2019 at the Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum in Muskogee with Rev. Wendell Cox officiating under the care and direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Viewing will be on Friday August 22, 2019 at the Agent-Millsap Event Center in Gore. The family will greet friends from 5-7:00 pm.
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