Ruth was born October 6, 1943, in Mountain Grove, Missouri, a daughter of the late Howard and Beulah (Mahan) Liniger.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Burks.
She is survived by four sons, Donald and Lisa Burks of Cabool, Randy and Vicki Sue Melton of Cheyenne, Robert and Teresa Melton of Sycamore, Illinois, and Brian and Julie Burks of Cabool; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her brothers, Edd of Springfield, Missouri, and Fred of Ozark, Missouri, and a sister, Mary Lou (Liniger) Luck of Mtn. Grove, Missouri.
Friends are invited to a celebration of Ruth’s life at the family home located at 12071 AD Highway, Cabool, on Saturday, April 30, at 2:00 p.m.
Cremation was under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home in Cheyenne.