2016-04-07 / Obituaries

M. Ruth Storey

Graveside services for Ruth Storey were held Monday, April 4, 2016 in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Pastor Don Moore officiating.

Mrs. Storey was born June 16, 1926 to Edward and Bessie Leona (Henry) Backhaus in Rockdale. She was a 1943 graduate of Rockdale High School. Mrs. Storey worked as an insurance clerk at Phillips & Luckey Insurance Association in Rockdale and eventually retired from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1982 before moving back to Rockdale.

She was a member of Richards Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, served on Board of Directors of Rockdale Care Center and served on Board of Directors of Patterson Civic Center. Also, she was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Rockdale.

Mrs. Storey passed away Thursday morning, March 31, 2016 in the Cornerstone Gardens Health Care and Rehabilitation in Temple at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving are a sister, Doris Ann Seelig of Temple and numerous cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church in Rockdale, or First United Methodist Church in Temple, or to a charity of your choice.

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