COMANCHE Funeral services for Billy Ruth Rust, 75, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Terry Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Lunch for the family will be at noon Monday, at 1002 W. Wright in Comanche.

Billy Ruth Rust, age 75, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2011, in Brownwood, Texas.

She was born on Sept. 29, 1935, in Bula, to W.E. and Susie Janet (Stanley) Vernon. She served Comanche County for 29 years, 24 of those years as Comanche County treasurer.

Survivors include her daughter, Susie Jackson and husband Allen of Hobbs, N.M.; two daughters, Carol Lewallen and husband Jim of Lingleville and Sandy Laughlin Mayfield and husband Roy of Comanche; two sons, Richard Rust and Ginger Kinsey of Comanche, and Vernon Rust and wife Becky of Comanche; sisters, Shirley Wells and husband Dale of Pace, Fla., Robby McGee and husband Bill of Grand Junction, Colo., Linda Sparks and Jim Henderson of Grand Junction, Colo., and Vicky Martin and husband Bill of Granbury; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.