Lt. Colonel Nelda Ruth Cade, USA, retired died December 1, 2021. Ruth was born, March 27, 1931, and was preceded in death by her parents Winnie (Gaston) and Alfred Cade. She was survived by an admiring extended family and her long-time friend and traveling companion Colonel Charlotte Elizabeth Phillips, USA, retired. Charlotte died December 6, 2021. A joint liturgy of the dead will be held at St David's Episcopal Church, 1300 Wiltshire, San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, January 13 at 10:30am. Immediately following a reception at the church Ruth's burial with full military honors will be at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.
Burial for Charlotte will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Cornwall, Vermont at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. David's Episcopal Church Camp Scholarship fund or to SA Pets Alive (sanantoniopetsalive.org), The service at Saint David's will be available on FacebookLive.You are invited to signthe Guestbook atwww.porterloring.com