Ruth R. Gonzales, 83, of La Marque, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Cornerstone Hospital in Webster, Texas.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018 with a visitation from 10:00 - 12:00 p.m., at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery.
Ruth Gonzales was born September 19, 1934 in Galveston, Texas. She graduated from Ball High and was a retiree of South Western Bell/ATT where she was a Pioneer woman for South Western Bell. Ruth loved playing the piano and hymns, loved crossword puzzles, word find, and coloring books. She loved to bake with her granddaughters and loved being part of "Cut-ups" women's group at Sagemont Church.
She is preceded in death by parents, Victor G. Perez and Mary De Reyes Gonzales; husband, Daniel S. Gonzales; siblings, Victor Perez, Rosie Rojas, Carmen Blanco, Israel Perez, Isaiah Perez, Daniel Perez and Elizabeth Vega.
Survivors include daughters, Cindy Blackman and husband Curtis of La Marque, Texas and Cathy Howe and husband Bill of Colorado Springs, Colorado; grandchildren, Daniel Howe, Lauren Blackman and Leah Blackman; great grandchildren, Addalynn Ruth Howe and Daniel Howe Jr.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Perez, Greg Perez, Derric Perez, Dustin Perez, Abel Vega and Curtis Blackman.