Funeral services for Ruth Cole Greer will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Southside Church in Brownwood with Bill Slaymaker and Allen Morris officiating. Interment will follow in the Santa Anna Cemetery in Santa Anna. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Heartland Funeral Home in Early.
Ruth was born Ovilla Ruth Cole on March 2, 1930, to James Edgar and Lillie Wallace Cole in Coleman County. She passed from this life into the arms of her savior on March 4, 2013, surrounded by her family. She attended Santa Anna schools and graduated from Santa Anna High School in 1947.
Ruth worked for Weatherby Motor Company in Brownwood for many years and made friends who appreciated her sweet smile and kind spirit.
Ruth was a Christian woman who loved the Lord and enjoyed going to church. She loved her family and enjoyed family get-togethers where she could be with her grandchildren. Ruth loved to travel, one of her best memories was getting to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway and traveling to Washington, D.C. with her family.
Ruth is survived by her children, Donna Casey Miller, Nita Greer Diehl, Debbie Greer Wilson and Rickie Greer; and daughter-in-law, Terrilyn Casey Taylor. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shane Miller and wife Ruthie, Leah Miller Fuller and husband Paul, Stephen Miller and wife Tasha, Shannon Miller Lee and husband Brian, Kevin Wilson, Amber Wilson, Kayla Casey, Richard Diehl, Tana Diehl, Eric Diehl, Jessica Diehl Hughey, and Bobby Diehl; and her great-grandchildren, Jacob Miller, Lauren, Abigail and Sophie Fuller, Lilly, Hannah and Emma Lee, Joshua Wilson, Ruthanne, Robert, Shane and Rachel Miller, and Raegan Casey.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, James Edgar and Lillie Cole; her son, Harold Casey; son-in-law, Robert Diehl; great-grandson, Lucas Casey; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends and relatives may sign Ruth’s online guest book at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net. Heartland Funeral Home of Early is in charge of arrangements.