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Ruth Neely

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Ruth Neely, age 90, of Porter Springs passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Houston County Nursing Home. Ruth was born November 3, 1928 in Trinity County to parents, Walter Henry Burks and Annie Young Burks. She worked at the original Pollock Garment Factory as a supervisor for many years. Ruth was a member of the Porter Springs Baptist Church.

Ruth is survived by son, David Cook and wife, Sylvia of Porter Springs; daughter, Wanda Cook Saliagas and husband, Nick of Porter Springs; grandchildren, Jeff Cook and wife, Jessica of Houston, Brittany Marsh and husband, Brandon of Jacksonville, FL, Jimmy Pace of Austin, Daniel Reaume and wife, Julie of Austin, Stephanie Walker and husband, Johnny of Austin; Maria Havlik and husband, Dave of Pleasant Hill, MO; great-grandchildren, Will, Jacob, Finnley, Max, Teagan, Madeline, Tyler; brothers, Robert Burks of Kountze, Leon Burks and wife, Jean of Bentley, LA; sister, Agnes Freeman of Trinity. She was preceded in death by husband, George Neely; parents, Henry and Annie Burks; sisters, Helen, Evie, Frances.

Funeral services for Ruth Neely will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Wayne Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in the Porter Springs Cemetery. Family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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  1. David, Wanda Jean and family I am so sorry for the loss of your mother but you have the comfort knowing that she is now in her heavenly home! You all will be in my thoughts and prayers!

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