Fannie Ruth Salyer

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Fannie Ruth Salyer, 81, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, of pancreatic cancer. She was born Sept. 24, 1931, to James T. and Ella Voncille Glass in Austin, Texas. She graduated from Austin High School in 1949.

She and her husband, Dr. John Salyer, DDS, resided in Cassville for a time beginning in 1970. She moved to Austin, Texas, in 1979. She remained a member of the Order of the Easter Star in Cassville until her death.

She worked at National Western Life Insurance Company in Austin until her retirement in 1993. She was a member of River Road Baptist Church in Austin, Texas.

Survivors include: her children, Carol (Rick) Hudsonpillar, Janice (Bruce) Mitchell, Sylvia Krueger and Don Salyer, D.C.; her sisters, Ella Louise Lind and Mary Frances Wisian; and brothers James R. Glass and Ralph D. Glass; grandchildren, Julie(Matt) Kiley, Stacey(Marc) Gomez, Sean (Carrie) Mitchell, Lindsley (Dole) Grebenik, Carlyn Ray Mitchell, Mason Krueger and Madison Krueger; along with loyal and devoted friends Israel and Maria Quinones; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandson, John Michael Hudsonpillar.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Cook Walden Capital Parks. Burial followed at Decker United Methodist Church Cemetery, 8304 Decker Lane, Austin, TX 78724.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 100, Austin, TX 78759 or River Road Baptist Church, 12712 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724.