Esther Ruth Faught, 95, a homemaker, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home in Argyle, Texas.
Ruth was born September 18, 1918, on a farm north of Decatur, Texas, to Willis E. and Mary Emma (Dooley) Lyles. She married Frank Faught on May 17, 1938, and together they lived on the family farm until his death in 1992.
Ruth worked at the Justin State Bank as a bookkeeper until the birth of her son Charles, and went on to raise three more children and helped her blind husband make their living on the family farm. She was a faithful member of the Justin Church of Christ. She loved quilting and covering hangers for her friends during her last days.
Ruth is survived by son Charles Faught and wife Theresa of Argyle; daughter Brenda Jones and husband Derry of Decatur; daughter Susan Stewart of Rhome; grandsons Shannon Jones and wife Stacy of Rhome, Lyle Jones and wife Brandy of Keller, Miles Faught and wife Christina of Aurora, and Alex Faught of Argyle; granddaughter Mitzi Miller and husband Ernest of Justin; great-grandsons Grayson and Macomb Faught, Reilly, Lucas, and Brayden Jones, and Clayton Miller; beloved sister Daisy Woodward of North Richland Hills; sister-in-law Evelyn Faught of Justin; many nieces and nephews; as well as her Metroport Meals on Wheels family and many friends. She also leaves her dear caregiver Micheline Pennington of Justin.
She was preceded in death by husband Frank of 54 years and son Larry Faught.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at the Alliance Church of Christ in Argyle, with funeral services following visitation at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Prairie Mound Cemetery in Argyle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials/donations be made to Metroport Meals on Wheels, Christ Haven's Home for Children in Keller, or a charity of their choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lucas Funeral Home in Justin. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lucasfuneralhomes.com .