Ruth Ann DeCamp Obituary

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Ruth Ann DeCamp, 88, of Poteau passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at her home. Ruth Ann was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Muskogee to Bert and Eula West.


She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Poteau. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim DeCamp and two sisters, Wilma Nell Theimer & Virginia Dardis.


Ruth Ann had many activities and hobbies but playing bridge was always her favorite. She volunteered at the hospital gift shop, drove for Meals-On-Wheels, co-owned Chummy's Gift Shop, and was an active member of her local prayer chain.


She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Jim Ernst of Owasso; one son, Dale West DeCamp of Poteau; four grandchildren, Daz DeCamp, Drew DeCamp, Matthew and wife Eula Ernst, Thad and wife Meredith Ernst; one great-grandson, Owen Patton, numerous loved nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives, loved ones and friends.


Services will be held at 10 am, Friday, August 17, 2018 at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau, OK.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Poteau, Alzheimers Foundation, or the American Diabetes Association.


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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK


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