Ruth A. Pugh, 101, of Slater, formerly of Gilliam, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at 2 p.m. in Gilliam Cemetery. Rev. Mike Blackwood officiated. Pallbearers were G.B. Fletcher, Gary Vincent, James Blackwood and Jerry Blackwood. Memorials are suggested to Big Bend Retreat, in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born Nov. 27, 1907, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late Ira E. and Flossie Haynes Pugh. She was a member of Gilliam Baptist Church. She worked for Superior Construction Company in Gary, Ind., for 40 years until her retirement. She returned to Gilliam from Indiana in 1976.
She is survived by four nieces.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Bossaller.