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Ruth Stuart

1962 — December 23, 2022

RUTH ANN (SPEARS) STUART Ruth Ann (Spears) Stuart, 60, Mexico, MO passed away Friday, December 23, 2022, at her home. She was born July 17, 1962, the daughter of the late Lowell Francis and Evelyn (Perkins) Spears. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two sons Joseph Evans of Mexico, MO and Brandon Spears of Mexico, MO; four brothers Gary L. Spears, Larry E. Spears, and his wife Jackie, Doyal Spears and his wife Regina and Terry W. Spears; one sister Cheryl Kilbourn and her husband Mike; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, four brothers Lowell E. Spears, Royal D. Spears, Daryl L. Spears, and Keith Spears; three sisters Frances E. Reichers, Katheryn N. (Roberts) Spears and Mary Elaine Detiene preceded her in death. Ruth managed rental properties in Columbia, MO for several years. She enjoyed watching tv, crafts, cooking, sewing and animals especially her dogs. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2022, at the City of Centralia Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mexico Animal Shelter, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at

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