On August 17th, surrounded by family, Karen Ruth Wilson went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Ruth was a long-time resident of Stinnett, Texas. She was born on April 30, 1930, in Liberty County, Texas.
On January 21, 1956, Ruth married the love of her life, Robert Wilson, in Clovis, New Mexico. Ruth met Bob, as she affectionately called Robert, one evening when they were dancing after he finished serving his country in the Navy. Together, they lived in Hutchinson County for 65 years. They had three children: Gary, Karen, and Robin, all of whom she loved dearly.
Ruth cleaned offices at the carbon black and Phil-Tex. She also sewed and did ironing for the public all while raising three children.
Ruth enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, fishing, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She had such a giving heart. She always tried to show her love for others by cooking, baking, sewing, or helping in whatever way she could.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wilson, her parents, Julia A. and Oscar Kasparek, and her grandson, Christopher D. Wilson.
Survivors include her son Gary Wilson and wife Beth of Killeen, daughter Karen and husband Alan Piper of Austin, and son Robin Wilson and wife Janet of Stinnett.
Her grandchildren include granddaughter Julia Wilson of Killeen, grandson Marcus Wilson and wife Megan of Morse, granddaughter Jenna and husband Tim Williams of Pringle, and granddaughter Katelyn and husband Mark Fagala of Leedey, Oklahoma.
Her great grandchildren include Wyatt Wilson of Killeen, Augie and Jack Wilson of Morse.
The visitation will be on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Minton Chatwell Funeral Home in Borger.
A service will be held on August 19, 2023, at 3:30 PM in the Minton Memorial Chapel at the funeral home in Borger.