Opal Ruth Boedecker, 79, of Purcell, Okla., formerly of Monett, passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at Whatley Nursing Center in Purcell. She was born Oct. 22, 1932 in Monett, Mo., the daughter of the late Marvin and Opal Ora (Davis) Frazier. She was united in marriage in Carroll County Ark. on April 15, 1950 to the late Raymond G. Boedecker. He preceded her on Feb. 16, 1984.
She was a homemaker.
Ruth is survived by five sons, Glenn, Norman, Okla., Edward, Lewisville, Texas, David, Middletown, Md., Melvin, Vici, Okla., and Keith, Hockley, Texas; two daughters, Rosina Boedecker, Gainesville, Texas, and Lynetta Richards, Hobbs, N.M.; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service for Ruth will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo.
Online condolences may be made at www.bennettwormington.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo.