Ruth Florence (McVicker) Garrett, 89, Independence, MO passed away January 28, 2009.

 

Ruth Florence (McVicker) Garrett, 89, Independence, MO passed away January 28, 2009.

Ruth was born October 8, 1919 in Eagle Grove, IA. She and her husband Walter Ray Garrett lived in Ft. Worth for forty-three years before moving to Independence in 1995. She enjoyed growing and canning vegetables, camping and fishing. She was a life-long member of the RLDS Church and loved to read the Scriptures. She was a good “Prayer Warrior”. 

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Walter in 2004; twin sister Margaret Fincham; sisters Alice Gabrielson, Hazel Jones; brothers Clifford McVicker and Jay McVicker. She is survived by daughters Connie Spivey and husband David, Blue Springs, MO; Donna English and husband Paul, Independence, MO; Carol Howell and husband David, Texarkana, AR; sister Helen Colyer, Independence, MO; brothers David McVicker and wife Harriett, Independence, MO; Danny McVicker and wife Carla, Bevier, MO; sister Vicki Ross, Pittsburgh, PA; grandchildren Keith Vanderbilt; Eric English and wife Sarah; Aaron Spivey; Jeff English; great-grandchildren Nick, Abbey and Livi English.

Services will be 2 pm, Saturday, January 31, at Carson-Speaks Chapel; interment at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 pm, Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.speakschapel.com.