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Ruth Ann Tips


Ruth Ann Tips, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at home in Bandera, Monday, Nov. 11, surrounded by her family. She was born July 27, 1926 to William and Evangeline Ratcliffe, who preceded her in death.

Ruth Ann is survived by her husband of 65 years, Craig Adams Tips; sons, Jack Tips and William Ratcliffe Tips; granddaughter Lauren Tips-Smith; great-grandchild Jaxon Tips-Smith; and sister Evangeline Wilson; as well as by numerous nieces, nephews and a host of dear friends.

Ruth Ann was also predeceased by her sister, Edith Granger.
A memorial service will be held Monday, Nov. 18, at First Baptist Church in Bandera with graveside services on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Mission Burial Park South.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth Ann's memory to the First Baptist Church of Bandera, 1302 Pecan St., Bandera, 78003.

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