Ruth Joan Goodrich, 81, of Burkburnett, Texas, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017, at River Assembly of God in Burkburnett with Rev. Billy Pate officiating. Interment followed at Burkburnett Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Burkburnett.
Ruth was born August 1, 1936, in Watson, Missouri ,to John and Anna Ohrt. She attended grade school in a 1 room school house near Watson, and High School in Rock Port, Missouri. Ruth continued her education at a Business School in Omaha, Nebraska and later worked as a bookkeeper. Ruth met Ron Goodrich, who was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, and they were later married on June 8, 1957 in Harlan, Iowa. They were blessed with two sons, Kenneth and Mark Goodrich.
Ruth loved children and spent many years babysitting in her home. She was so good to them that some came to visit her when they were grown. Later when Ron was stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base, they made their home in Burkburnett, Texas. Ruth loved her family and was devoted to her church and her many treasured friends that had been so wonderful to her before and during her illness.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ron; and her brother, John Ohrt. She is survived by her sons, Kenneth Goodrich and wife Rena, and Mark Goodrich and wife Lisa; her grandchildren, Courtney, Tiffany, Destini, and Annalise Goodrich; eight great-grandchildren; her brother, Paul Ohrt and wife Mary Ann; and her sisters, Alma Tiemeyer and husband Ray, and Ann Crabtree and husband Bob.
For those desiring, memorial donations may be made to River Assembly of God in Burkburnett, 1110 S. Preston Rd., Burkburnett, TX 76354. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.owensandbrumley.com