Callie Ruth Carson Bloyd(1923 - 2014)

Calllie Ruth Carson Bloyd, known to her family and friends as Ruth Bloyd, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Park Cemetery , 6900 Lawndale Ave., Houston. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home. Ruth was born in Houston on May 22, 1923, and was a graduate of Jeff Davis High School. She received her B.S. at Rice University and her M.S. at the University of Texas. Ruth was a Coast Guard veteran who served her country during World War II. Ruth taught for 25 years at Austin High School in Houston. At the age of 90, she wrote her life story, a story of a strong woman with a true pioneer spirit, a woman who loved her church and her family and her Lord above all else. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Ted Bloyd Jr. Survivors: She is survived by her three children, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral Home

Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home
6900 Lawndale Street Houston, TX 77023
(713) 928-5141

Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 6, 2014