Edna Ruth Bone
Edna Ruth Bone
  • September 11, 1932 - August 11, 2017
  • Round Rock, Texas

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Ruth Bone, 84, was called by her Lord on August 11, 2017. Ruth was born to Martha Reed and Jeff Calvert on September 11, 1932, in Jamestown, Texas.

She is the oldest of three step-brothers and three step-sisters. Ruth grew up on the family farm and attended Lindale High school. After graduation, she attended and graduated from Tyler Junior College.

She first used her skills as a legal secretary working for an insurance company. It was there that she met Bob Bone on October 31, 1951, (Halloween) and they were married December 22, 1951.

During the fifties, the family lived in various towns around East Texas. In Lindale, Texas, Ruth worked as secretary for the Lindale and Port Neches School District while Bob was a teacher and a principal. Rebecca Ann Bone Renaud was born there, and four years later, Robert Stephen Bone was born in Paris, Texas.

Living in Clarksville, Texas, Ruth worked as a legal secretary, and this began her career as a Legal Secretary. She was President of the Paris New Comers Club and a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. In 1970, they moved to Austin, and in 1975, wanting to live in a smaller town, they moved to Round Rock.

They joined First Baptist Church and Ruth became very active in Sunday School and the Women's Missionary Union. Ruth was a giving and loving person. She always found a way to brighten someone's day, lifting them up with words of encouragement. She was a devout Christian and this was very evident in her everyday life and what she did for others. She loved people and wanted to be around people. She was a loving wife and mother and is going to be missed more than can be expressed.

Ruth is survived by her husband Bob Bone, daughter Becky Renaud and husband Frank, son Steve Bone and wife Jana, and grandson Ryan Renaud. In addition she is survived by a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Ruth's memory to an Alzheimer's charity or Guiding Hospice, 2851 Joe DiMaggio Blvd., Bldg. 2 Suite 4, Round Rock, TX 78665.

Services will held at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home 14501 North Interstate 35, Pflugerville, Texas 78660. The visitation will be Monday August 14, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The funeral will be on Tuesday, August 15, 10:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home Chapel.