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Ruth Ann Beckett

January 27, 1952 June 4, 2020
Ruth Ann Beckett
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Obituary for Ruth Ann Beckett

Ruth Ann Hill Beckett, 68, Carthage, Missouri, passed away Thursday evening, June 4, 2020, at her home with family by her side. Ruth was born January 27, 1952 in Carthage, Missouri, the daughter of the late Howard Hill and Jeanie (Burt) Hill. She was a 1970 graduate of Carthage High School, and then attended Missouri Southern State College. Ruth married Bruce Beckett on June 25, 1971 in Carthage, Missouri. She worked as a computer operator and bookkeeper for Steadley Company and Leggett & Platt in Carthage. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, The Sistah Souls Scrapbooking Group, and Spare Cat Rescue. She enjoyed sewing, reading, cooking, scrapbooking, and making crafts, loved cats, but most of all, loved her family. She was a lifelong member of the Webb City Church of God, Webb City, Missouri.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Bruce; one daughter, Rachel Beckett, Carthage; one brother, Burt Hill; one sister, Susan Pinkley; and a host of other family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by one infant brother, Gary Francis Hill.

Visitation will be held 3-6 pm, Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Knell Mortuary, Carthage. Funeral services will be held 10 am, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Carthage Nazarene Church, Carthage. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Carthage. Memorial gifts are suggested to Spare Cat Rescue in care of Knell Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

8

Jun

3:00 PM 6/8/2020 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/8/2020 6:00:00 PM
Knell Mortuary

308 W. Chestnut
Carthage, MO 64836

Knell Mortuary
308 W. Chestnut Carthage 64836 MO
United States

Service

Tuesday

9

Jun

10:00 AM 6/9/2020 10:00:00 AM
First Church of The Nazarene

2000 S. Grand Ave
Carthage, MO 64836

First Church of The Nazarene
2000 S. Grand Ave Carthage 64836 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oak Hill Road
Carthage, MO 64836

Oak Hill Road Carthage 64836 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Knell Mortuary

Memorial gifts are suggested to Spare Cat Rescue in care of Knell Mortuary.
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