We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston
Ruth Fox of Hermiston was born in Mexico on January 23, 1937. She passed away on Saturday May 28, 2022 in Hermiston at the age of 85.
Ruth grew up and attended schools in Stockton, CA. She traveled extensively throughout her childhood as her father worked as a missionary and his work took the family on many adventures to Mexico, Cuba and the United States.
In 1964, she met George E. Fox, Jr., the couple were united in marriage in San Diego, CA on June 20, 1964. The couple followed George’s military career to: San Diego, CA, Long Beach, CA, Hawthorne, NV, Charleston, SC, Umatilla, OR and Wasco, OR. When the couple retired they built their dream home in Brookings, Oregon where they resided for several years. They moved to Eastern Oregon and have lived at the Hat Rock area near Hermiston for the past twenty years.
Ruth enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, working in her yard, sewing and quilting. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Hermiston.
She is survived by her husband of fifty eight years, George; son, Roy Fox; two daughters, Brenda Long and Sandra Bryant; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A Funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday June 6, 2022 at the Burns Mortuary Chapel (685 W. Hermiston Avenue Hermiston, OR) Burial will follow in the Hermiston Cemetery in Hermiston, OR. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
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