April 28, 1913 - November 19, 2008
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Ruth G. Ager, a life long resident of Colorado, passed away peacefully November 19, 2008 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ruth was a homemaker for her seven children. Ruth Georgia Wright was born April 28, 1913 in Mulhall, Oklahoma to Charles Edward and Georgia Miller Wright. She moved to Colorado while she was a teenager. Ruth married her love, Fred W. Ager, on August 1, 1932 in Matheson, Colorado. Fred preceded her in death. Ruth was very active in the Nazarene faith, and held several positions within the church including Missionary President and Treasurer. She also enjoyed sewing and quilting, and everyone will always remember Christmas at her home. Ruth is survived by her children: Phyllis Doty of Muskogee, Oklahoma, Bessie Hicks of Muskogee, Oklahoma, Gary (Lora) Ager of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Janet Johnson of Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Billy Ager of Calhan, Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grand-children, nieces and nephews. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, and children, Loren Ager and Vaughn Ager. Visitation for Ruth will be from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 23, 2008 at the Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. A service of remembrance service will be held in Ruth's honor at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 24, 2008 at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Entombment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to your local Nazarene Church. The family would also like to thank the staff at Mount St. Francis Nursing Center for their loving attention to Ruth.
Published in The Gazette on Nov. 22, 2008