April 28, 1925 ~ September 29, 2005
Mrs. Ruth 'Findley' Mell, of Farmington, passed away early Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at NHC HealthCare,f Desloge, at the age of 80 years, 5 months & 1 day. Ruth was born April 28, 1925, in St. Louis, MO., to Edward F. Findley & Sylvia May 'Jones' Findley.
Ruth was a member of The Apostolic Light House Pentecostal Church, of Farmington & aretired member of the IBEW Electrical Workers Union - Local #1.
Survivors Include: 1 Daughter, Marla Wilcox, of Farmington; 1 Son, Gregory Dean Mell, of Farmington; 1 Sister, Grace Mildred Gratton, of Farmington. 4 Brothers: William Edward Findley & Wanda Chronister, of St. Louis; Jesse (& Sue) Findley, of St. Louis; Robert Eugene (& Joyce) Findley, of St. Louis; George (& Betty) Findley, of St. Louis. 1 Grandson, Todd Alan Umfleet, of Farmington; 1 Granddaughter, Audrey Lauren (Mell) Edwards, of Farmington. Very Special Nieces: Londa Brooks & her children, Brooke & John Huitt and Donna Smallen.
Visitation: Friday, 5-9 pm @ TAYLOR Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington.
Visitation resumes: Saturday, 7:00 a.m.,
Funeral: Saturday, 11 am, Oct. 1, 2005, at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. James Molter officiating.
Interment: Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials to: * Donor's Choice
Marla, Gregg, Iwas so shocked to see your Mother's Obituary in the paper tonight I had planned to go see her tonight but was exhausted after work. I had told my parents we were going to see her and she told me she had passed away I am so sorry. Iloved her so much and we had such good times over the years. I have a lot of wonderful memories with her. Robie and I will try to make it to the visitation Friday but we are not going to be available during the funeral Again I am so sorry and I loved Ruth so much and all my thoughts and Prayers go out to you all. Love Brenda and Robie Walker
To RUTHS FAMILY YOU ALL HAVE OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY. ANY ONE THAT NEW RUTH LOVED HER.AND WE DID LOVE HER SO MUCH, WE JUST CONSIDER HER ONE OF OUR FAMILY MEMBERS. RUTH SHARED SO MUCH WITH US.SHE WAS ALWAYS SHARING HER PICTURES OF HER TRIPS SHE TOOK AND SHE HAD SO MUCH KNOWLEDGE TO SHARE. RUTH WAS A PERSON TO TALK TO FOR ADVICE WHICH SHE WAS ALWAYS GLAD TO GIVE IT WITH LOVE.WE WILL MISS HER BUT WE ALL KNOW SHE DIDNT LIKE THE PAIN SHE HAS HAD FOR A LONG TIME. THE PAIN YOU HAVE WE ALL SHARE WITH YOU BUT NOW SHE IS HOME IN PEACE WATCHING US SEE IF WE GET IT RIGHT IN OUR LIVES. THE MEMORIES WILL CARRY ALL OF US FOREVER AND EVER. GOD BLESS,OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. JANET & GEORGE & FAMILY HERMAN SHUMAKE DOROTHY CARTEE & FAMILY EDDIE SHUMAKE & FAMILY
Marla and Family…. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I know this is a difficult time for you but with God's grace may the love of family and friends comfort you. I am sure her and granny are together talking about old times. SHe had a wonderful laugh and was a strong woman. She will be missed. If you need us for anything we are here. God Bless May you walk with the faith of the Lord. Peggy and Jason Grindstaff P.J., Kyle and Alexis
GREG,TODD,MARLA, WE SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY.WE LOVED RUTHIE SHE WAS ALLWAYS THE BEST NEIGHBOR,WE ALLWAYS FELT SAFE WHEN WE KNEW SHE WAS HOME,WE WOULD WATCH OVER EACH OTHER. SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HER .WE LOVED HER AND THOUGHT OF HER LIKE FAMILY!!!!!
Marla and Todd, you have become a very important part of our lives in the last year. Do not hesitate to call on us for anything. You are in our thought and in our prayers.
Marla and Todd, You have became a very important part of our lives in the past year, do not hesitate to call on us if you need anything. You are both in our thoughts and in our prayers.
im so glad that i got to spent sometime and help her todd was a great friend in school and spending time with em i will miss here greatly mike
greg, todd our thoughts and prayers are with you.heaven just received one fine angel.
We enjoyed the time we got to spend with her and she will be greatly missed.
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know aunt Ruth will be greatly missed.