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LaRuth Rucker Carter Oxford was born April 7, 1925 in Grand Saline, Texas and passed away at the age of 90 on January 13, 2016. Ruth had been a resident of the Van/Grand Saline area all of her life. She was a member of Van Church of Christ and worked as a beautician for many years.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald Carter; husband, Kenneth Oxford; father, Ernest Rucker; and mother, Sally Hollowell Rucker Gandy.
Survivors include her two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill & Donna Carter of Hideaway, and Ronnie & Jan Carter of Van; sister, Bernice Dean of Garland; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701, or Children’s Emergency Family Relief Fund, c/o Fruitvale Church of Christ, 301 VZCR 1110, Fruitvale, TX 75127.