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Praise Fellowship Church of God
Tuesday December 1st, 2015
10:00am - 11:00am

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Praise Fellowship Church of God
Tuesday December 1st, 2015

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Ruth A. Mashburn

Ruth A. Mashburn, 100 years old, formerly of Commerce passed away in Dallas, on Friday, January 1, 2016.

Sue Anna Ruth Arrington was born in Emory, Texas on August 1, 1915, to Sue Kemper Arrington and Raymond Altage Arrington. On December 23, 1939, she married Trumer (Pete) Mashburn in Greenville at Kavanaugh Methodist Church, to that union was born their daughter Sue Lynn Mashburn. Ruth received both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Elementary Education from East Texas State University. She taught 1st and 2nd grade at Nancy Mosely Elementary and Richard Lagow Elementary.

Ruth was an avid quilter and people all across the United States treasure her quilts. She crocheted, sewed, read, researched genealogy, she loved to cook and travel in her travel trailer. When her husband Trumer passed away in 1984, Ruth moved to Dallas where she spent the rest of her life with her daughter Sue Lynn and son-in-law James Adams.

Survivors include her daughter, Sue Lynn Adams and her husband James of Dallas, her grandsons; Kevin DeWayne Adams (Carol) and Glenn Edward Adams, her great-grandchildren: Heather Marie Mauldin, Aimee Leigh Adams and Benjamin Pelham Adams.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Trumer Mashburn, her parents, Raymond and Sue Arrington and her sister, Estelle Arrington Dinsmore.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at Rosemound Cemetery with Jeff Bishop officiating.

Pallbearers will be John Beshears, Zane Marek, Kevin Adams, Glenn Adams, Ben Adams and Bob Beshears.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Cunningham, Brian Hill, William Eric Hunt, Steven Talley and John Norlin.


Thursday, January 07, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Graveside Service

Friday, January 08, 2016
10:30 AM

Rosemound Cemetery
607 Sycamore Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

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I am so sorry to hear about Ruth. What a wonderful life she lived. Prayers to all of the family.

Kay Ramsey Jan 8 2016 12:00 AM

I am very sorry for your loss with the passage of Mrs. Ruth Mashburn. May God walk with you in this time of need.

James D Farley Jan 7 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

Scotty & Leslie Potts Jan 7 2016 12:00 AM

Our hearts are broken, going to miss her good memory from years ago, when Jr. would ask her anything 50-60 years back, and she would have the answer.

SHIRLEY MASHBURN Jan 3 2016 12:00 AM