Ruth Ann Wilson was born November 7, 1936 in Neosho, Missouri to Elza and Ethel (Hugoboom) Richards. She entered into rest on January 4, 2020 in Neosho, following a lengthy illness at the age of 83. Ruth Ann was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Neosho High School in 1954. She worked at the Bank of Neosho, now CBT and retired as Loan Administrator Officer after 40 years. She was a former member of ABWA and loved to quilt, embroidery, playing cards and being with her family. She was a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ. Ruth Ann and Ronald E. Wilson were married on June 4, 1955 at Neosho and he preceded her in death on January 12, 1999. She is survived by three sons, Randy (Laurie) Wilson; Rick Wilson and Rodney Wilson, all of Neosho; two brothers, Lee (Carol) Richards and Elza 'Rusty' Richards, both of Neosho; six grandchildren, Sarah Heilig, Emily Morgan, Dana Pim, Jana Clark, Keller Wilson and Kate Wilson and seven great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by three sisters, Marion Hopper, Mildred McCracken and Bobbie Richards and one brother, Dale 'Pete' Richards.
Services were held January 9 at CFH with interment at New Salem Cemetery, Neosho. Contributions may be made to Neosho Christian School c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66; Neosho, MO 64850.
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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.