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Ruth Ellen Dillard

Ruth Ellen Dillard, 85, passed away Monday, May 8, in Wichita Falls.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Dutton Funeral Home with Father Jeremy Myers presiding. Graveside services will follow at Highland Cemetery.

She was a longtime resident of Kamay and attended Valley View schools. She enjoyed fishing, art and caring for a large family. She also worked in the Valley View school cafeteria.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick; her mother, Bessie O. Mitchell; her sister, Ann Snow; brother, Francis L. Mitchell; and grandson Blake Dillard.

Survivors include her sister, Esther Boyd of Wichita Falls; a brother, James Mitchell of Wichita Falls; five sons, Ray and Dennis Dillard, both of Iowa Park, Ralph Dillard of Electra, Morris Dillard of Wichita Falls, and Robert Dillard of Littlefield; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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