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Obituary for Ruth Clawson

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Ruth Clawson

May 30, 1922 - May 25, 2014

Ruth E. Hill Clawson passed away, in the Lord, at the age of 91, on May 25, 2014.

She was born in Selingsgrove, PA., on May 30, 1922 to Milton B. and Laura V. Hill.

Ruth graduated from Takoma Park Academy, Takmoa Park, MD. She married John F. Worring Sr. in June 1943, they later divorced. She married Thomas H. Clawson, May 11, 1970 in Coured’Alene, Idaho.

She began her civil service career as a clerk typist for the US Treasury Dept. in 1940 in Washington. DC, and retired as an item manager at Hill A.F.B. in 1974.

Ruth loved square dancing, traveling with her sweetie Tom, reading, crocheting, and spending time with their combined families. She enjoyed their trips to Alaska, their snow birding to different parts of the country, trips with siblings, and a quiet evenings reading or playing games with their grandchildren.

She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Ogden. Ruth enjoyed her church family and friends for their many sources of joy and love.

Ruth is survived by her husband Thomas, children: Wanda Jean (John) Jackson of Roy, UT, John (Glenna) Worring of Layton, UT, Michael (Dorothy) Clawson of Van Couver, WA, Cathy (Bill) Partner of Murray, UT. Her siblings: Ethelmary Elliott, Freda Land, Suzanne Elliot, and Milton Hill Jr.

Ruth was blessed with eight grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers: Harry and Richard Hill, and a sister: Jean Williams “Come Quickly Lord.”

The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to Dr. Michael Woolman and nurse Rita at South Ogden Family Medicine and Applegate Hospice nurse Makell.

Friends may visit with family at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836-36th St., Ogden, UT, on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm. Services will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary, on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with a viewing one hour prior.
Interment at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park



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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, May 30, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014

Time: 3:00 pm -

Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403


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Born: May 30, 1922
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Condolences for Ruth Clawson

Jonn and Carol Jordana posted on 5/31/14

Tom and Wanda, We are so sorry for your loss. Ruth was such a sweet and caring lady. Always kind and friendly. She will be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


DebbieAugustine posted on 5/31/14

Wanda, Tom so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing we had some great conversations. At the salon ! She's a great lady miss her so much thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Rebecca Kelln posted on 5/30/14

So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers! Sincerely, Becka


Trish Turner posted on 5/30/14

What a kind, gentle soul she was. Ruth's smile will be forever imbedded into my mind. I can't wait to see that smile again when Jesus comes!


Cynthia Rash posted on 5/30/14

My prayers go out to my loving grandfather and family. I will always love and miss my grandma.