Ollie (O.R.) Ruth


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Ollie (O.R.) Ruth Koonce

Aug 01 1928 - Jul 08 2006

Ollie Ruth Koonce went to be with the Lord on July 8, 2006. She was born in McKinney on August 1, 1928 to Ollie and Leona Fisher. She married J.B. Koonce on April 22, 1943 in Oklahoma. Ollie Ruth worked for Haggar Slacks and Cowboy Corral in McKinney, she also worked at The Hole in the Wall in Van Alstyne. Her joy was raising her 4 beautiful children and watching her grandchildren grown up. She was a member of Waddill Street Baptist Church in McKinney and Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church in McKinney. She is survived by her husband Don Teter of McKinney; 4 children, Beverly (BB) Biering of McKinney, Ben Koonce and wife Becky of Throckmorton, Bobbye Jo Johnson and husband Danny of Leonard, Barry Koonce and wife Tracy of Whitewright; 7 grandchildren, Amanda Faggart and husband Devin, Jennifer Koonce, Zach Johnson and wife Lindsey, Ashley Johnson, Alicia Koonce, Mattie Koonce, Kylie Koonce; 1 great-grandchild Austin Johnson; and sister Betty Phillips of Allen. She was preceded in death by her parents and 3 brothers, Everett Fisher, Gerald Fisher and Joe Dean Fisher. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2006, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev.Harry Long officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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