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Ruth Elizabeth Martin

August 23, 1913 — May 1, 2010

Ruth Elizabeth Martin

Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth 'Boyd' Martin passed away late Saturday evening, May 1, 2010, at Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center, in Farmington, at the age of 96 years, 8 months & 8 days. Ruth was born in Coffman, Missouri, on August 23, 1913, and was the daughter of Edward E. Boyd and Zita 'Heberlie' Boyd. Also preceding in death were: her husband, Thomas Emmett Martin (1983); a daughter, Viola Genevieve 'Martin' Brooks; 2 Sisters: Hazel Pratt and Verna Mae Boyd & 4 Brothers: Arville Boyd; Norman Boyd; Blair Boyd & Raymond Boyd.

Ruth was a former Cook at the Coffman Grade School.

Survivors Include: 3 Sons - John Edward (& Mary) Martin, of Ste. Genevieve; Thomas E. Martin, of Farmington & Robert E. Martin, of Hazelwood, MO. Also surviving are 13 Grandchildren; numerous Great-Grandchildren; Nieces & Nephews.

Visitation : Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. Visitation resumes Wednesday at 6:30 a.m.

Funeral : Wednesday - 11:00 a.m., May 5, 2010,

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Dr. William C. Miller officiating.

Interment follows at St. Catherine's Cemetery in Coffman.

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