She achieved a lifelong total of 30,000 hours of service between the two. She desired to bring peace, hope and laughter to families and patients and considered it a joy to bless them with her time and work. Outside of serving in the hospitals, Ruth had a passion for painting, bookkeeping and working in her yard.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Weatherford, and was also a longstanding member at South Wayside Baptist, in Fort Worth.
Ruth is survived by her son, David Cooksey, and wife, Linda, of Weatherford; grandchildren, Tisha Beaird and husband, Larry, of Weatherford; Eric Robinson, and wife, Janet, of Donnelly, Idaho, Brady Robinson, and wife, JJ, of Denison, and Kyle Cooksey and wife, Laura, of Nashville, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Emma and Jake Beaird, of Weatherford, Austin, Caleb, and Luke of Donnelly, Idaho, and Violet and Lily, of Denison.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Cooksey; her daughter, Judy Robinson; brother, Fred Gill; and sister, Glenna Moore.
Memorials have been setup with the City of Weatherford Parks Department as well as the Weatherford ISD Education Foundation.
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