Cuba Ruth Stroud, of Maysville, Oklahoma, was born March 23, 1934, in Vanoss, Oklahoma to Rubin James and Emmer Belle (Hilton) Meek. She passed away in her home on Friday, June 19, 2020, at the age of 86 years.
Ruth graduated from Seminole High School in 1953 and attended one year of college. She married Earnest Stroud on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1955, in Seminole. She enjoyed the time she spent with her loving husband. They lived in Norman before moving to Maysville in 1988. Ruth was a devoted homemaker who loved her family, and they were the highlight of her life. She enjoyed cooking for them and, with every meal she prepared, there would be a cake served for dessert. She also enjoyed gardening, canning and fishing. Ruth was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was the kindest and sweetest person in the world and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Her survivors include her husband of 64 years, Earnest of the home; children, Donna and Royce Morgan, Allen Stroud, Calvin and Barbara Stroud, Terry Stroud and Kevin Stroud; grandchildren, Crystal and Charles Kennedy, Tamera and Chris McElhaney, Bruce and Lynn Stroud, Anna Stroud, Josh Speer, Paul Thompson, Bridgett and Johnny White, Brandon and Cassandra Stroud; great-grandchildren, David, Charlie, Austin, Kayla Brianna, Jordan, Erica, Aiden, Isha, Zyanna, Samerika, Jahcee, Van, Allyson, Zoey, Kayden, Tylie and Ryah; brothers, Altus and Marsha Meek and Leroy and Virginia Meek; and a sister, Gladys Selzer.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Rubin James and Emmer Belle Meek; a great-grandchild, Angel Grace Shupert; sisters, Anna Lee Hernandez, Kathy and Thomas Hawkins, Joyce and Alvi Rushing; brother-in-law, Doug and Marilyn Stroud; father and mother in-law, Earnest and Grace Stroud.
Memorial services will be held June 29, at the Midway Baptist Church, Dibble, Oklahoma with Rev. Jim Prock officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to John W. Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, Oklahoma. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.winansfuneralhome.com.
Gerald (Jerry) Roller
A memorial service will be held for Gerald (Jerry) Roller of Wayne, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m.
The service will be conducted under the pavilion at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. As the pandemic continues to move among us, the family recognizes that those individuals in high risk categories may not be able to attend.
Masks and social distancing are encouraged. Services are under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. You may send a condolence to the family at www.woosterfuneralhomes.com.