Weatherford Democrat

November 12, 2013

Ruth Lingle


Weatherford Democrat

SPRINGTOWN — Ruth Lingle, 77, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at a local hospital.

Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Springtown Chapel, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.

Interment: Springtown Cemetery.

Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Ruth Neomi Gilliland was born on April 27, 1936, to Nelson Milroy and Fannie Stamey Gilliland, in Valdese, NC. She met and married William Farris Lingle on Nov. 12, 1949.

Ruth lived life to the fullest and never took anything for granted. She leaves behind a legacy.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, William Farris Lingle, in Feb. of 1984; and her parents.

Survivors: children, David Lingle and Danny Lingle, both of Springtown, Richard Lingle, of Okla., Wilma Melendez and husband, Efrain, of Chico, Barbara Moorhead, Zenita Matlock, Darrell Lingle and wife, Darla, and Frankie Lingle, all of Springtown; 26 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family members and friends. 

White’s Funeral Home