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Ruth Elizabeth Condo Canaday – August 2, 2017

Ruth Elizabeth Condo Canaday, 96, of Dumas, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox.  Burial will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.
Ruth Elizabeth Canaday was born on February 9, 1921 in Canadian to William Henry “Bill” and Edith Florence “Ross” Condo.  She married Darwin Dayton “DD” Canaday on December 23, 1938 at Arnett, Ok.  He preceded her in death on March 10, 2002.  During their 63 years together they had seven wonderful children, while making their home in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas.  She  was a wonderful mother and grandma.  A strong, independent woman who’s faith and family came first.  She cared for her family by cooking, sewing, gardening, canning, and making or building whatever was needed.  She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints since 1964.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson, Gene Musick; two granddaughters, Tami Craig and Joveta “Jo” Collier; a brother, Daniel Condo; and three sisters, Naomi Hughes, Theda Austin, and Billie Whitsell.
She is survived by her children, Lee and Pat Canaday, Bonita Musick, Loretta and Robin Tice, Bill Canaday, Dorthie and Clarence Getman, Roberta Canaday, Edith and Bob Yeager.  They blessed her with twenty-five awesome grandchildren, sixty-seven great-grandchildren, and thirty-nine great-great-grandchildren, plus assorted spouses and whatnot and numerous nieces and nephews.


  • Larry Hollis Posted August 3, 2017 1:11 am

    My condolences to family and friends.

  • Troy and Jo Ann Gabehart Posted August 3, 2017 11:55 pm

    Sending love ,prayers and sympathy to all the family …May God bless you all and bring you comfort at this sad time of your great loss!

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