Ruth Pendegraft - Monette

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Ruth Pendegraft, 88, of Monette, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Monette Manor. Born in Mill Shoals, Ill., she was a homemaker and a member of Monette Church of Christ.

Survivors include two daughters, Frances Hite of Hillsboro, Mo., and Alice McFarlin of Monette; a son, John Pendegraft of Monette; nine grandchildren, Jesse Hite, Robert Hite, Steven Hite, Mark Hite, Michael Hite, John A. Pendegraft, Keith Pendegraft, Tracey Haas and Kristie May; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Pendegraft.

The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Langford-Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro,Joe May officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jesse Hite, Steven Hite, Michael Hite, Keith Pendegraft, Robert Hite, Mark Hite and John A. Pendegraft.

Honorary pallbearers were Dale Haas, Chris Barnes and Sam Hiser.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Paragould Children's Home, 5515 Old Walcott Road, Paragould 72450.