Ruth E. Pelton

of Tahoka, TX

June 13, 1925 - November 2, 2020


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Ruth E. Pelton, 95 of Tahoka passed away Monday, November 2, 2020. She was born June 13, 1925 to Grover and Iva Alma (Gardner) Grider in Tahoka. Ruth married A.F. Pelton, Jr. She was a wonderful homemaker, wife and mother. Ruth enjoyed traveling and tending to her Turtle Garden, which many knew her for. She was a member of Sweet Street Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory are her grandchildren, Mistie Kahl and husband Kent, Rusty Cook and wife Mandy; great-great grandchildren, Trevor Cook, Corlee Harkey and husband Jace, Kash Kahl, Chance Cook, Trace Cook, Amanda Hill, and M'Lin Hill.

She is preceded in death by her husband; her daughter, Pat Cook, her parents; eleven siblings; granddaughter, Dustie Bollman; and son-in-law, Lynn Cook.

Private family services were held.