Ruth Craig Casey, 94, of Amarillo died on Monday, March 12, 2012.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Walt Ellis, Pastor of Forest Hill Baptist Church. Private burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Ruth was born on February 8, 1918 in Quitaque, Texas to Mack and Mittie Craig. She married Ewell Casey on December 3, 1933 in Tulia, Texas and has lived in Amarillo since 1944. She worked at C.R. Anthony, Fedway and Montgomery Ward. She was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School almost forty years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ewell on October 28, 1979, two sisters, Gladys and Jeffie and two brothers, Lenvile and Mack.
Survivors include a son, Robert Casey and wife Chris of Amarillo; two daughters, Charlotte Dunlap and husband Charles of Dripping Springs, TX and Erile Sue Casey of Scottsdale, AZ; a sister, Ione Liles of Santa Fe Springs, CA; ten grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren and another on the way.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.