Ruth E. McNabb, 89, Topeka: Oct. 21, 1924 – Sept. 17, 2014

TOPEKA – Ruth Edna (DeWeese) McNabb, 89, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Topeka.

She was born on Oct. 21, 1924, at Paola, Kan., the daughter of Earl and Edith (Mickelson) DeWeese.

Ruth was united in marriage to Charles E. McNabb on Sept. 11, 1944, at Portsmouth, Va. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1992. God blessed their marriage with three daughters, six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Shannon DeWeese.

She is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Donna and David Conner, Sunrise Beach, Mo., Vicki and Gaylord Gillette, McPherson, Kan., and Debbie and Robert Durall, Meriden, Kan. Although Ruth will be missed by her family and friends now, their memory of her will be for eternity.

A private graveside service will be held at Melvern Cemetery in Melvern, Kan. Memorial contributions can be made to Grace Hospice and sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo, KS 66856.

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