STEPHENVILLE Ruthy Chambers, 72, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at a local nursing home.

She was cremated and a memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.

Ruthy was born in Brown County to the late R.F. and Beulah Johnson Shue. She has resided in Stephenville the past 10 years moving here from Brown County. Ruthy was a seamstress, and her religion preference was Baptist.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Richard Sutton and James (Jim) Chambers; and a granddaughter, Stephanie.

She is survived by a son C.B. Sutton and wife Carlene of Stephenville; grandchildren, Avery, Andrea, Libby, Michael and Amanda; a wonderful ex-daughter-in-law Janet and several great-grandchildren.

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Published December 3, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune