Ruth Holcomb Wallace, 93, formerly of Brownwood went home to the Lord Saturday, May 24, 2008, in Castle Rock, Colo., after a long decline in health.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, with The Rev. Michael Wallace and The Rev. Ben Brink officiating. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park, Early.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the funeral home from 3 until 7 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2008.
Elnora Ruth Holcomb Wallace was born in Brown County, Texas, and was the daughter of Gaines Berry Holcomb and Bertie Marie Tongate Holcomb. She married William Houston (Buster) Wallace on Feb. 28, 1931, in Brown County, Texas.
Her husband preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1981. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Bertie Mae Beier; and four brothers, Ernest Holcomb, Vernon Holcomb, Charles Holcomb and Walter Lee Holcomb.
She is survived by two daughters, Billie Stephenson and her husband C.W. of Tuscola, Texas, and Nelda Brink and her husband Ben of Kiowa, Colo.; one son, Morris Wallace and his wife Rose from Palm Coast, Fla.; and eight grandchildren, Gary Stephenson of Abilene, Texas, Barbara Kelley of Grapevine, Texas, Charles Wallace of Geronimo, Okla., Gordon Wallace of Melbourne, Fla., Michael Wallace of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Gina Ashcroft of Littleton, Colo., Dana Kaupie of Phoenix, Ariz., and Lisa Hayes, Kiowa, Colo. She is also survived by 23 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.