Ruth Reinhart

Thursday, April 11, 2002

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ruth Maxine Reinhart, 73, of Advance died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born March 5, 1929, in Welling, Okla., daughter of William Joseph and Martha Wright Butler. She and the Rev. Earl Reinhart were married May 4, 1947.

Reinhart retired as a sewing machine operator at Columbia Sportswear in Chaffee, Mo. She was a member of Fairview General Baptist Church near Arbor, Mo.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Ruth Burnett of Greenville, Mo.; a brother, Harvey Butler of Tahlequah, Okla.; four sisters, Emma Day of Branson, Mo., Dorothy Sumpter of Hartshorne, Okla., Gloria Lee Casas of Rose, Okla., Mary Davidson of Tahlequah; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 6 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Mike Huffman officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.