OBITUARY

Ruth Lillian Branstetter Avery

February 18, 1926February 29, 2012

Ruth Lillian Avery (nee Branstetter) of Barnhart, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved wife for 68 years of James C. Avery. Loving mother of James C. "Sonny" (Patricia) Avery II, Darryl (Debby) Avery, Tina (Jim) Kasten and Beverlee (Richard) Bollinger. Dearest grandmother of Erin (Don Daniel) Kasten, Carrie (James) Lacy, Ryun (Amy) Kasten, Jennifer (Jason) Dacus, Brandon (Jen) Avery, Lesley Avery, Tarah (Paul) Chambers and Lindsey Bollinger and great grandmother of 10. Dear sister of the late William Branstetter. Our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt and dear friend to many.

Funeral service to be held at Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home, 1081 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, Missouri on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Shepherd Hills Cemetery, Barnhart, Missouri. Visitation Friday, March 2 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Should friends desire, contributions to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital appreciated. Condolences may be offered at www.heiligtagfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 2, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 3, 2012
REMEMBERING

Ruth Lillian Branstetter Avery

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March 14, 2012

My deepest sympathy to the Avery Family on the loss of Ruth. She was a wonderful lady. My God be at your side and comfort you during this most difficult time.
Vernetia (Danneman) Tassus

JoAnn (Bolm) Pohl

March 2, 2012

I can remember going to Aunt Ruth's house to help pick green beans, feed the geese or just to visit. She was dear friend mom (Dolores Bolm). I am sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Debbie Fults

March 2, 2012

Tina & Jim,
May you fine comfort in your memories.
Love, Mike & Debbie Fults

March 2, 2012

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Shelly Lee

Amy Hendricks

March 2, 2012

I am very sorry for your loss. Our family will be praying for yours.
The Hendricks Family (friend to Lindsey)

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

June 1982

FROM THE FAMILY

Ruth at 13

FROM THE FAMILY

Tina, Mom and Beverlee in pajamas from Japan

FROM THE FAMILY

Ruth at 4 years old with mother, grandma Coons and great grandma