Ruth Evon Baskett

January 8, 1934May 27, 2019

Ruth Evon Gray Baskett was born January 8, 1934 to Mae Gray. She grew up in Fruitland, Idaho and attended Fruitand and Payette schools. She married H. Neil Baskett on June 21, 1951. He passed away in February of 2005. She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Howard Adkins, and Drs Hecker and Ocker for several years before starting her own business, The Woman's Touch. She owned and operated the business until her retirement. She belonged to Job's Daughters as a young girl and was elected Honored Queen. After her marriage, she joined Lady Lions. She loved going to the leader dog schools and seeing the puppies and young dogs. She also loved to garden. She is survived by her three children, Pam Baskett of Purdy, MO, Terry Baskett and his wife Gail of Payette, and Greg and his wife Sandy of Payette; six grandchildren, Jackie Langley of Monett, MO, Sean Baskett (Noel) of Payette, Anne Watson (Joe) of Purdy, MO, Nathan Baskett (Jessica) of Payette, Alex Baskett (Kristin) of Salt Lake City, UT and Joel Baskett (Lindsey) of Waverly, IA, 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandsons.


  • Pam Baskett, Daughter
  • Terry Baskett, Son
  • Gail Baskett, Daughter-in-law
  • Greg Baskett, Son
  • Sandy Baskett, Daughter-in-law
  • Jackie Langley, Grandchild
  • Anne Watson, Grandchild
  • Joe Watson, Grandchild in law
  • Nathan Baskett, Grandchild
  • Jessica Baskett, Grandchild in law
  • Alex Baskett, Grandchild
  • Kristin Baskett, Grandchild in law
  • Joel Baskett, Grandchild
  • Lindsey Baskett, Grandchild in law
  • 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandsons.

  • Greg Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Terry Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Nathan Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Sean Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Joel Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Kaleb Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Josiah Baskett, Active Bearer
  • Liam Baskett, Active Bearer


  • Visitation Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 3, 2019


Ruth Evon Baskett

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