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.