RUTH M. DUKE SCHNEIDER
Ruth Maxine Duke-Schneider, 92, of Lone Jack, Missouri, was born, March 11, 1924, in Strong, Arkansas, the daughter of Drew W. and Martha A. (Robertson) Duke. She departed this life, Sunday, February 5, 2017, at her home.
Ruth was a 1942, Strong, Arkansas, high school graduate.
On July 17, 1948, she was united in marriage to Owen H. Schneider in Shreveport,Louisiana. He preceded her in death on December 31, 1983.
Ruth owned and operated a small farm near Lone Jack. She enjoyed all aspects of farming; especially her cattle. She was a country girl at heart.
Ruth was also preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Clifford Duke, Clyde Duke, Grady Duke, and Leslie Duke; one sister, Gracie Alice Randall.
She is survived by two step-daughters, Louise “Bobbie” (and Chuck) Daggs of Mesa, Arizona, and Lucretia Hawley of Hamilton, Missouri; great niece Gracie (and David) Sanchez and their three children, Amethyst, Angelic, and Kadyn of Lone Jack and Miranda (and Roland) Avalos and their daughter Amirand of Lone Jack; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the funeral home.
Graveside funeral services and interment were held Monday, February 13, 2017, at the Fairlawn Cemetery in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550