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Ruth M. Boone

July 7, 1921 January 12, 2019
Ruth M. Boone
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Obituary for Ruth M. Boone

Ruth Boone, a long time Tulsa resident, was born July
7, 1921 in McAlpin, West Virginia to George Dewey
and Lucy Maude (Lovell) Williams. She passed from
this life Saturday, January 12, 2019 surrounded by
family at the age of 97. As a mother of six, a registered
nurse, a community volunteer, church organist and
private pilot, Ruth was a woman ahead of her time.
She married her high school sweetheart, Reece Boone
in 1942 and began a life of raising children, working in
tandem with her husband, a surgeon, and dedicating
countless hours to improving her community. Before
her retirement, Ruth lived in both Mooreland, OK
and Watonga, OK for more than 40 years. She served
as an RN anesthetist at Mooreland Community
Hospital and Mercy Hospital Watonga. In addition
to her work, Boone was a Cub Scout leader, member
of altruistic women’s clubs, she helped create the
Mooreland Public Library and led a campaign to build
the Mooreland Municipal Airport. In Mooreland and
Watonga, she was organist at the United Methodist
Church. In recent years, Ruth has been a resident of
Saint Simeons senior community. She embraced a
love of walking for fitness, and proudly displayed her
collection of competitive race walk medals.
Ruth was proceeded in death by her husband of
73 years, Reece Richard Boone, MD; her son, Fred;
son, Bob and his wife, Judi. She is survived by
sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Connie,
Tom and Jeannie, John and Mimi; daughter-in-law,
D Anna; daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Scott,
14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and seven
great, great grandchildren.


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Funeral Service

Saturday

2

Feb

2:00 PM 2/2/2019 2:00:00 PM
Saint Simeon's

3701 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tulsa, OK 74106

Saint Simeon's
3701 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Tulsa 74106 OK

Visitation

Monday

4

Feb

1:00 PM 2/4/2019 1:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Mooreland

302 S. Elm
Mooreland, OK 73852

First United Methodist Church of Mooreland
302 S. Elm Mooreland 73852 OK
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