Ruth Morgan was born January 11, 1925 in Bartholomew County, Indiana to Roscoe Hansel and Imma Gene Martin. She lived most of her life in Milam County and over 40 years in Rockdale.
On December 14, 1943, she and Tommie Thelston Morgan were married in Battle Creek, Michigan. They had raised and trained race horses and loved to go to the races.
Ruth was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Milano.
She passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009 in the Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale reaching the age of 84.
She was preceded in death by her husband on January 6, 2002; son, Tommie T. 'Buddy" Morgan on March 16, 2009; parents; and sister, Dorthea White.
Surviving are daughter, Hannah Sue Pounders and husband Bennie of Rockdale; daughter-inlaw Jackie Morgan of Grand Prairie; grandsons, Tommie Lee Pounders and wife Susie of Rockdale and Tommie 'Tee" Thelston Morgan and wife Amanda of Weatherford; great grandchildren Morgan Pounders, Garrett Pounders, Taylor Leigh Morgan, Jaclyn Reese Morgan and Cooper T. Morgan.
Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday May 29, 2009 in the Milano Cemetery in Milano.
Memorials to Milam County Cowboy Church P.O. Box 402 Rockdale, Texas 76567 or to the American Kidney Fund or VistaCare Hospice, 2626B South 37th, Temple, Texas 76504.