The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 7, 2013

Ruth Heath

Published 1-7-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Graveside service for Ruth Heath, 88-year-old Enid resident, will be 2 p.m. today, January 7, 2013, at Enid Cemetery Chapel. The Rev. Alvin Dalton will officiate. Arrangements are under direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Ruth was born October 9, 1924, in Albion, Oklahoma, to John and Minnie (Self) Shaw and died Friday, January 4, 2013, in The Commons.

She attended high school in Atoka, Oklahoma.

She married Paul “Gene” Willingham, and the couple made their home in Enid.

She worked at the board of education, TG&Y and at Enid State School as an attendant.

She attended House of Prayer in Enid.

She is survived by three sons, Jim Willingham of Hutchison, KS, Rick Willingham of Enid and Jack Hisey of Clearwater, FL; one daughter, Judy Chitwood of Enid; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Danny and Freddy Willingham; a sister, May Cosby; four brothers, John, Otis, Carl and Kenneth Shaw; and one great-granddaughter.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.enidwe care.com.

(Submitted by family)