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Ruthie Gertrude Skaggs

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Funeral  services for Ruthie Gertrude Skaggs, 76, of Sulphur Springs will be held a 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lowell Skaggs officiating.

Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery with Daniel Skaggs, Eric Marcum, Miles Hutchings, Marc Hutchings, Ronnie Skaggs, John Nabors and James Tolley serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Robert Fields.  

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Skaggs died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Rock Creek Health and Rehab. 

Mrs. Skaggs was born Sept. 14, 1937, in Bledsoe, the daughter of Jesse and Fannie (Lawhon) Norman. 

She married Claudie Skaggs on Nov. 17, 1955, in Lubbock. He preceded her in death in 1993.    

Mrs. Skaggs was a homemaker and worked in home health care.  

She was of the Pentecostal faith.  

Survivors include two sons, Lowell Skaggs and wife, Linda, and Joe Skaggs and wife, Mindy, all of Sulphur Springs; two daughters, Lovelle Berner of Pickton and Martha Payne of Sulphur Springs;  sister, Patricia Bertreaux of Bonham; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents and son Charles Skaggs.  

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