Ruth M. Goold, 86, of Independence, Mo., passed away July 26, 2009 at the White Oak Living Center. 

Ruth M. Goold, 86, of Independence, Mo., passed away July 26, 2009 at the White Oak Living Center. 

Ruth was born December 10, 1922 in Ashby, Nebraska to John and Dora (Garliech) Jenny. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Edward E. Goold; one son, Gregory S. Goold and wife Diane; two grandchildren; and one great grandchild. She will be dearly missed.

Online condolences and memories may be left at www.speakschapel.com A visitation will be held from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, with a service to follow at 1 p.m. at The Groves Community Chapel, 1415 W. White Oak, Independence, Mo. Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel  816-373-3600.