Bertha Ruth Crawford, 98, of El Dorado, died Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Lake Point Nursing Center in El Dorado. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Interment will follow in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
Bertha Ruth Crawford, daughter of G. B. and Nina (Cain) Beard, was born on Sept. 11, 1914 near Atlanta, Kan. She was united in marriage to Paul W. Pennock on Sept. 25, 1937. After his death she was married to Corby Crawford. While Paul was in the service she had numerous jobs doing housework for people. She worked at Boeing and Beech and Hogues Grocery Store. After his service Paul farmed so she helped with the farming and had also worked almost 11 years at Susan B. Allen Hospital, first as an aide then nearly nine years in the X-ray department.
Ruth was a member of Susan B. Allen Hospital Auxiliary and First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands, her parents, five brothers and two sisters. She leaves to mourn one sister and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Memorials to her memory for Fairview Baptist Church may be left at Carlson Funeral who are in charge of the services. Condolences to the family can be left at www.carlsoncolonial.com.