Ruth Ellen ShoresDec 3rd, 2009 | By admin | Category: Obituaries
Ruth Ellen Shores, 68, of Laughlin, Nevada, formerly of Stuttgart, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 26, 2009. Ruth was born December 1, 1940 to the late John and Anna Belle Burns Carper in Paris, Arkansas.
She was retired from the Stuttgart Public School System where she was a secretary from 1981-2002. She also worked for KWAK Radio. Ruth was a devoted wife, loving mother and “doting” grandmother. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents and a brother, Glen Carper.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Robert L. Shores, Sr. of Laughlin, Nevada; a son, Robert L. Shores, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia; two daughters, Sharon Essex and her husband Stewart of Coy, Arkansas and Karen Black and her husband Johnny of Beebe, Arkansas; four grandchildren: Nicholas Eichler of Columbus, Ohio; Justin Eichler of Laughlin, Nevada; Tiffany and Dustin Black of Beebe, Arkansas; three brothers, Bill Carper and his wife Annette of Mississippi, Bobby Joe Carper and his wife Michelle of Stuttgart, Arkansas and Rick Carper of Wisconsin; a sister, Judy McInvale of Stuttgart, Arkansas.
Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at Roller-England Funeral Home Chapel with Mark Quick officiating. Burial will be in Stoney Point Cemetery in Beebe, Arkansas.
Visitation was on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 6-8 p.m. at Roller-England Funeral Home (501-842-3939).
The family suggests that memorials be made in Ruth’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 901 North University Ave., Little Rock, AR 72207-6354 and the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation, 904 Autumn Road, Little Rock, AR 72211.