Ruth Vardilos
1925 - 2015
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Ruth Morrison
Ruth Morrison Vardilos, 90, of Houston, formerly of Lamar County, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, in Houston.
Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home in Paris, TX with Rev. Fred Fangio officiating. Private burial followed at Meadowbrook Gardens in Paris, TX.
Mrs. Vardilos, the daughter of Henry & Essie Margraves Morrison, was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Lamar County.
Ruth was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She owned and operated Ruthie's Place in Houston from 1981-2003 when she sold the business. She continued to work part-time until Feb. 20, 2015, her 90th birthday!
She was preceded in death by her parents and 6 siblings, Creed Morrison, Bobby Earl Morrison, J.D. Morrison, Datherine Straub, Frankie Lucky and Aileen Stone.
Survivors include two sons, Greg Vardilos & wife Irene of Houston and Anthony Vardilos & wife Nancy of Hempstead. Five grandchildren: Vicki, Paula, Cecilia, Chase & Shaun. Three great grandchildren: Carter, Peyton and Grady, one brother Wayne Morrison of Bossier City, LA, two sisters, Mollie Ausmus and Geraldine Rowe both of Paris along with numerous nieces & nephews. Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society on her behalf.

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December 29, 2015
To the Wayne and Laura Morrison family my deepest regrets. I did not know Mrs Vardilos personally, but have heard a lot about her spunk and her enjoyment of life. I know she was loved and will be missed by the family. Len Raley, long time friend of Laura and Wayne and his family.
Len Raley
December 29, 2015
We will miss Ruth
Gary & Rosalyn Blacksehar
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