Ruth Evaletta Burkhart

June 8, 1911 - July 14, 2006

Mrs. Ruth Evaletta Burkhart, age 95 of Gordonville, Texas passed away on July 14, 2006 in Denton, Texas. She was born on June 8, 1911 in Dubuque, Iowa to Harry and Grace (Iler) Skemp. She married Dowgar (Doc) Burkhart on February 9, 1946 in Lubbock, Texas. Mrs. Burkhart was a registered nurse and was a member of Sherwood Shores Presbyterian Chapel. She is survived by her son, Douglas B. Burkhart and wife, Monica of Gordonville, Texas; grandchildren, Pam Northam and husband, Ken of Denton, Texas, Belinda Martinez of Houston, Texas, and Jamie Burkhart and wife, Christy of Big Spring, Texas; 5 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives. Mrs. Burkhart was preceded in death by her husband, Dowgar (Doc) Burkhart. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, July 21, 2006 at Sherwood Shores Presbyterian Church in Gordonville, Texas. Inurnment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park.

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She was my grandmother, a beautiful, wonderful, Christian woman who loved everyone and helped everyone. Pamela Ann Northam, July 20, 2006