Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, in Lakeview Cemetery in Lakeview. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ruth was born to James W. and Agnes Clark in Hall County where she resided for her childhood. She later moved to Amarillo and married Tom Sweeney on Aug. 9, 1957. Her entire life was devoted to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. They are her greatest accomplishment and utmost joy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James Clark; and a son-in-law, Charles “Smokey” Tidwell.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Tom Sweeney; brothers, Acel “Mott” Clark of San Bernadino, CA and Robert Clark of Lakeview; seven children, Roger Sweeney, Pat Sweeney, Mary Frances Tidwell and partner Ben Whipkey, Barbara Sweeney, Vickie Lusk and husband Shawn, Terri Storlie and Tim Sweeney; six grandchildren, Rachel Luscombe and husband Josh, Michael Lusk, Marcus Lusk, Christina Ufford and husband Adam, Mary Alyce Tidwell and Amanda Storlie; nine great-grandchildren, Morgan, Mason Makyla, Julie, Sadie, Luke, Cash, Piper and Kory.