Ruth Bernice McClain Weaver
Ruth Bernice McClain Weaver, age 86, died early Saturday morning, January 29, 2011, at the Minneola District Hospital, Minneola, Kansas.
Ruth was born March 23, 1924 in Alba, TX. She is the youngest daughter of William E. and Willie A. (Sandlin) McClain. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Elmer, Chester, and Cleddie and her sisters Edna and Jessie, a son Garry Lynn Bogle, and her son-in-law, Wayne Sheetz.
She was a longtime resident of Meade, KS, moving her family to Meade in 1955. She taught for Meade public schools from 1955 to 1989. In 2003, she moved to Minneola to be near her family. Ruth enjoyed gardening and yard work. She twice won the Minneola Yard of the Month Award.
She is survived by a son, Leonard Bogle of Middletown, CA, a daughter, Dianne Sheetz of Minneola, KS and son and daughter-in-law, Lyndal and Kristi Weaver of Richardson, TX; 6 grandchildren, Amy Laudick, Emily Smith, Scott Bogle, Gabriel Bogle, Lyndsey Weaver, Chase Weaver and 5 great grandchildren, Madison, Brady and Cooper Laudick, Clara Smith and Bogle
Ruth was a longtime member of the Meade Church of Christ . She was a graduate of Paden High School and Fort Hays State University.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 5, 2010, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary Chapel, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to Minneola District Hospital in care of the Fidler-Orme-Bachman funeral home.