Born 10-26-1917 -- Died 3-3-2005
Ruth Elsie Reef, 87 of Thayer, Mo., died March 3, 32005, in West Plains, Mo.
Born Oct. 26, 1917, in Tulsa, Okla., she was the daughter of Homer James Campell and Nina Irene Jones Campbell.
She was united in marriage March 16, 1938, in Thayer to Lilburn Reef who preceded her in death in 1979.
She was a homemaker, a loving and caring person and will be missed by her family and friends.
She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include three sisters -- Grace Lewis of Portland, Maine, Mary Ann Pierce of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Nina Albright of Kansas City, Mo.; Special friends -- Sharon Myers, Joyce Payne, Eddie Ramsey and Jimmy Ramsey; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, four brothers -- Charles, Elmer, Johnnie and Jimmy Campbell; and three sisters -- Mildred Breeden, Lola Gray and Joyce Campbell.
A graveside service was held at the Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Mo., with Erman Croney officiating. Arrange-ments were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.