Ruth Roe

Friday, May 23, 2003

Ruth Louise Roe, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center.

She was born May 5, 1919, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Louis and Lucy Bell Sullivan Pippin. She and Raymond Ralph Roe were married Nov. 26, 1938, at Jackson. He died Oct. 4, 1968.

Roe was formerly of Grassy, Mo.

Survivors include three sons, Joe Roe of Independence, Mo., Jerry Roe of Cape Girardeau, Don Roe of Palestine, Texas; five daughters, Wanda Keesee and Judith Welker of Cape Girardeau, Bertha Foster of Glenallen, Mo., Nelda Ireland of Jackson, Brenda Surwilla of Fenton, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, a brother, and two grandsons.

Friends may call at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Gene Robbins officiating. Burial will be in Grassy Cemetery.