Callie 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. Ruth was born in Houston, Texas on May 22, 1923, and was a graduate of Jeff Davis High School, received her BS at Rice University and her MS at the University of Texas. Ruth was a Coast Guard veteran who served her country during World War II. Ruth taught for twenty-five 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. She is survived by her three children, three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Services for Ruth Bloyd will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Forest Park Cemetery, on Lawndale, in Houston, Texas. A visitation will begin at 11:00 am with a graveside service to follow at 1:00 pm



Funeral Home

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

Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 6, 2014