Ruth Carolyn McLeod
Funeral Date: 10/26/2013

Obituary:
Ruth Carolyn Ederington McLeod, age 84, of Odessa, Texas formerly of Fordyce, Arkansas died Monday at Saddleridge Nursing Center Midland, Texas. She was born June 26, 1929 at Fordyce, Arkansas a daughter of the late Samual Ederington and Janie Busbee Ederington. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, held a Masters Degree from The University of Texas Permian Basin and was a retired science teacher for Hood Jr. High School with 25 years of service. She was a member of Highland United Methodist Church and the Medical Center Hospital Women’s Auxiliary. Surviving is a son Don McLeod, Odessa, Texas; a daughter Debra Blakeley and husband Patrick, Midland, Texas; 3 step grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Ray McLeod. Graveside services were 1:00pm Saturday, October 26, at Childs Cemetery near Banks, Arkansas with Rev. Gary Maskell officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were James Rogers, Herman Ginger, Sam Ederington, James Jemison, Charles McLeod and Joe Ederington. Honorary pallbearers were James Ederington, Wayne Ederington, Fred Greenwood, Jerry Rogers and Ronald Yeager.

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Name: Kaye Talley
Message: Debbie and Butch, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother and my mother (Aniece Jordan McGriff) were 1st cousins. Their mothers were sisters (my grandmother was Mary Buzbee Jordan). I remember seeing your mom several times and also seeing the two of you some when we were much younger. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Name: Sharon Johnson
Message: Sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in these few words, knowing that the God of the Bible Jehovah will help you to get through this. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those in any sort of tribulation through the comfort with which we ourselves are being comforted by God”. 2 Cor.1:3-4.

Name: Judy & Calvin Janner
Message: Butch & Debbie. I so wish we could be there for you at this sad time, but please know that we are holding you in our prayers and in our hearts. We will never forget Aunt Sis

Name: Judy & Calvin Janner
Message: Butch and Debbie, I am so sorry we cannot be with you at this sad time, but please know we have you in our prayers, and we are holding you in our hearts. Love to all.