Ruth Evelyn Malone
Ruth Evelyn Malone
  • February 25, 1923 - September 30, 2017
  • Yuma, Arizona

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Ruth E. Malone passed away after a healthy life of 94 years. She was born to Willis J. Fowler and Minnie Lee Alexander, February 25, 1923 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She grew up in Gadsden and attended Yuma Union High School. She graduated high school at the age of 16 as salutorian and later that year, married Estes Malone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estes, her parents Willis & Minnie Fowler, sisters; Ima Hughes, Cleo Crenshaw; her brothers Calvin Fowler and Frank Fowler and her son Lane Malone.

She is survived by son Fowler Malone (Kay), granddaughters Stephanie Lowe (Steve), Mijken Malone; grandsons David Malone, Lucas Malone, and Blake Malone.

She loved her family and friends; truly a beautiful person inside and out. She was the office manager for G&S Produce for many years; later she worked as a volunteer at YRMC. She will be missed by family, friends and all who knew and loved her.

Services will be 1:30 P.M. Friday, October 6th, 2017 at Johnson Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice Compassus or the Humane Society of Yuma.

A special thank you to Copper Place, Maria Acosta and Deacon Pat Underkoffler.