Ruth Weatherly Fellers | 1927-2018

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018

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Ruth Weatherly Fellers

Ruth Weatherly Fellers, 91, of Decatur, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Decatur.

Funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with the Rev. Todd Blair officiating.

Pallbearers are Kevin Loraus, David Loraus, T.J. Weatherly, Brady Weatherly, Shane Stegall, Stone Stegall, Justin Loraus and Jacob Loraus.

Ruth was born May 19, 1927, in Chico to Kinney and Edith (Anderson) Odell. She married James Harold “Shotgun” Fellers in May 1969, in Decatur.

Ruth was a retired nurse. She was one of the first nurses at Decatur Hospital. She was a member of the Mule club. Ruth was well known in Thackerville, Okla.

She was preceded in death by two daughters; a sister; three brothers; her first husband in 1968, Herman “Cowboy” Weatherly; and second husband in 2017, James H. “Shotgun” Fellers.

She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Grady of Decatur and Beverly Deaton and husband, Mike, of Lake Bridgeport; son Tommy Weatherly and wife, Melba, of Paradise; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters Margaret Wilson and husband, Tom, of Boyd and Faye Guthrie of Sun City West, Ariz.; and brother Bobby Odell and wife, Linda, of Bridgeport.

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