Ruth Bugg, a resident of Abbotswood at Stonehenge, Raleigh, NC, and former resident of Denton Good Samaritan Village in Denton died 10/3/2012 from complications of lung diseases.
Shewas born on March 1, 1927 in Morrisville, North Carolina, a community near Raleigh, N.C., daughter of the late Henri Tisdale Sears and John Lee Sears. After achieving the honor of valedictorian of her Green Hope School graduating class, Ruth graduated with honors from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C. She moved to Warrenton, N.C. after college to work in the extension service for N.C. State. There she married William (Bill) Smithson Bugg and remained until her move to Denton in 2006 to be near her daughter, Fern.
Ruth is survived by sons Albert Sears Bugg and William Smithson (Smitty) Bugg and his wife Patty Bugg of Warrenton, N.C., daughter Fern Tisdale Bugg of Denton and grandsons Albert Sears Bugg, Jr. and William Smithson Bugg III. She is preceded in death by her sister Roselle Featherston and brother John Lee Sears.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Good Samaritan Village for their love and care of Ruth, and where she was so very happy living.
In lieu of flowers or other remembrances, Ruth requested that donations be made to the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation, P.O. Box 486, Denton, Texas 76202.