John Ford Oglesby Jr. passed away Saturday February 9, 2013 at a local hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday February 12, 2013 at Johnson’s Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be Tuesday at 3:00 P.M. in Eldorado Cemetery.
Grace was born on April 22, 1939 and went to her Heavenly Reward on January 30, 2013 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.
Her husband Doug preceded her in death in 2002.
She was living in San Angelo at her daughter Wendy’s house at the time of her death.
Eldorado-Ruth Evalyn Wright Davis was born October 27, 1923 to Lawrence and Lydia Wright. She attended school in a one-room schoolhouse in the Schertz Community near Wall, Texas. Ruth married Weldon Davis on August 2, 1943. She was a homemaker and spent a lot of time helping Weldon on the farm.
Ruth fiercely loved the Lord and her life reflected her strong personal relationship with Him. She will always be remembered for her beautiful poetry and eloquent prayers. Ruth had many happy memories of church picnics, playing 42 and Skip-Bo with friends, camp meetings at Paisano, and spending time with family.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Weldon, and her four-year-old great-grandson, Max.
She is survived by son J.L. Davis and wife Nancy of Wall, two daughters, Jacque and husband Charlie Wilson of Pearsall and Janet and husband B.J. Rutledge of Paradise, eight grandchildren, Jana and husband John Kennick, James Wilson, Jeremy Rutledge, Julie and husband Chris Hurst, Josh and wife Hannah Rutledge, Janay and husband Bradley Morgan, Kelsey and fiance Aaron Wilson, and Blake and wife Tammy Thomas, as well as nine great-grandchildren.
Ruth is also survived by one brother, Lawrence Wright and wife Nancy of San Angelo and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 10:00a.m. on Tuesday, January 8 at the First Baptist Church of Eldorado with burial to follow in Eldorado Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kerbow Funeral Home. The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to Liz Fuentes for all her help these last few years.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Eldorado or Paisano Baptist Encampment.
Santos went to be with the Lord November 16, 2012 at the age of 87. He was born to Felipe and Dolores Piña in Eldorado, TX on March 30, 1925. He was the third of three children. He was taught the value of hard work from a young age and experienced many hardships but through determination and the will to succeed he made a better life for himself. On July 7, 1945, he married his beloved wife and had a lasting marriage of 58 years. Together they raised a family of seven children, making Eldorado their home.