Mary Ruth Ferrell was born on November 28, 1927 to John and Irene Woodruff in Sweetwater, TX. Ruth passed away on April 16, 2020. She was the third child of John and Irene Woodruff. Ruth lived most of her young adult life in Midland, TX. She moved to Waco, Texas in 1971 and lived there until her death. Her husband, Newton Ferrell preceded her in death.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Sharon Simonek and her husband, Jerry; her son, Mark Ferrell and his wife, Najah; grandchildren: Troy Simonek, Jennifer McIlhaney, and Jared Ferrell; her great-grandchildren are: Faith, Amelia, and Christian Ferrell, Jason Brock, Kaylee Wade, Brant McIlhaney, Tyler Simonek, and Tessa Tevebaugh; and one great-great grandson, Ryker Tevebaugh.
Ruth was loved by many friends. She was a dear aunt to many nieces and nephews.