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Born April 2, 1918, at Almartha, Mo. Rosa Ruth Enloe passed away in her sleep, Jan. 20, 2006, at North Park Village in Ozark, Mo. She was born April 2, 1918, at Almartha, Mo., the daughter of Rosa Benett Morgan and Clarence E. Morgan. She was married to the late Woodrow Enloe on April 23, 1935.
She was a member of the Church of Christ at Souder, Gainesville Order of the Eastern Star and the Fire Department Auxiliary at Wasola. She and Woodrow ran the Noble Store, where she was the Postmaster for 30 years. Ruth helped her husband on the Enloe family farm for over 35 years. She enjoyed crocheting and quilting with all her family and friends.
Mrs. Enloe is survived by two daughters, Alline Hicks and husband Norman, of Ozark, and Karen Enloe Matteson, of St. Charles, Mo.; one son, Jerry Enloe and wife Patti, of Springfield; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; one half-brother, C. J. Morgan, of Ava; one brother-in-law, Eldred and wife Audrey, of St. Charles, Mo.; three sisters-in-law, Alice Menown, of California, Cosby Hill, of Buffalo, Mo., Nina Lewis and husband Paul, of Freemont Hills, Mo.; and many friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Woodrow; one son, Woody Enloe; and one granddaughter, Kelly Enloe.
Services were held Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at the Souder Church of Christ with burial in the Souder Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fairhaven Children’s Home, Strafford, Mo., or the Souder Cemetery.