Ruth Dorrough

Obituary of Ruth Dorrough

Ruth Dorrough Funeral Services for Myrtle “Ruth” Dorrough of Winfield, MO will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield. Rev. Will Steinbeck, pastor of Foley Baptist Church in Foley, MO, will officiate with burial in Whispering Winds Cemetery near Winfield. Serving as pallbearers will be the following granddaughters: Jenny Rose, Gin Gallo, Jessica Correa, Cassie Dorrough, Emily Dorrough and Danie Hudson. Honorary pallbearers will be the following grandsons: Keith Rose, John Rollins, Joshua Jordan and Cody Mason. Mrs. Dorrough, 81, passed away Thursday afternoon, June 4, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Winfield. Born January 28, 1939 in Paris, AR, she was the daughter of Henry Houston and Lydia Bell Scott Lovelace. Ruth was united in marriage on April 3, 1954 in Paris, AR to Elmer Dorrough. This union was blessed with five children: Sherry, Belinda, Lisa, Angela and Duane. Ruth retired from Reckitt Benckiser, formerly Airwick. She had lived in Center, MO for the past five years prior to moving to her daughter’s home this year. Ruth enjoyed playing Bingo, going to casinos and doing puzzles. She was a former member of Winfield Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Lydia Lovelace; three brothers: Leonard, Robert and Russell Lovelace; two sisters: Bertha Everett and Ruby Grigsby; and her beloved husband of 50 years, Elmer Dorrough, who died October 11, 2004. Survivors include her children: Sherry Mehrle of Fernandina Beach, FL, Belinda Tipton and her husband, Dewayne, of Center, MO, Lisa Jordan and her husband, Vernon, of Winfield, MO, Angela Dorrough and her significant other, Lonnie Dildine, of Moscow Mills, MO, and Duane Dorrough and his wife, Jaime, of Augusta, GA; 14 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Ruth also leaves several other relatives, including a special niece, Patricia Grigsby Parham, who helped the family with Ruth during her last months. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the time of Funeral Services at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield. The Funeral may be viewed through Facebook Live on Carter Ricks Funeral Home’s Facebook page. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.
Sunday
7
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 7, 2020
Carter Ricks Funeral Home
3838 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
636-668-8181
Sunday
7
June

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, June 7, 2020
Carter - Ricks Funeral Home
3838 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
Sunday
7
June

Final Resting Place

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Whispering Winds Cemetery
3838 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
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