Ruth Buchheit

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth Ann Buchheit, 62, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at her home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1945, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Loomes and Emma Edwards Pirtle. She married Andrew Standley April 10, 1981. He died March 8, 1993. She and David J. Buchheit were married April 13, 1997.

Buchheit was a member of the General Baptist Church at Bell City, Mo.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Will and Henry Yates of Perkins, Mo; three daughters, Nadine Seabourn and Missie Hale of Springfield, Mo., Emily Findley of Buckeye, Ariz.; a brother, Jerry Pirtle of Randles; three sisters, Brenda Murray of Bell City, Rose Wolfert of Perkins, Jeannie Eftink of Chaffee, Mo.; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Ed Carter officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery at Perkins.