Thursday, September 18, 2008

Ruth M. Holman, 87, of Shawnee, Kan., passed away on Sept. 11, 2008.

She was born July 14, 1921, in Oklahoma City, Okla. She graduated from Birch Tree High School in 1939. She taught school in Birch Tree area for 33 years and in Monett for five years.

She married Carlos F. Holman on Aug. 16, 1939, in Alton. He preceded her in death on June 16, 1987.

Survivors include: three daughters, Carleene Detwiler, of Eloy, Ariz., Anne Lasswell, of Mt. Vernon, and Faye Dunn, of Shawnee, Kan.; one brother-in-law, William C. Holman; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Graveside services will be held at Corinth Cemetery, Cassville, at a later date to be announced by Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.