Ruth I. Everhart, Age 85

Ruth Ilene Everhart, the daughter of Tolley Tallent and Vinna Belle (Fry) Tallent, was born February 20, 1933 at Belleville, KS and passed away on December 11, 2018 at Clovis, New Mexico and the age of 85 years, 9 months, and 28 days.

Ruth grew up and attended school in the Belleville area, graduating from Belleville High School in 1951. On August 20, 1955, she was united in marriage to Leo F. Everhart. In 1961, the couple moved to Clovis, New Mexico where they made their home until Leo's retirement in 1989. In 1991, the couple moved back to Belleville, KS. Ruth was a homemaker.

Ruth was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary Carnine-Wiseman Post 3280 of Clovis, New Mexico.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vinna and Tolley Tallent, her husband Leo Everhart in 2005; son, Mike Everhart, brothers, Gerald Tallent, Dale Tallent, and Ron Tallent; and sisters, Dorothy Alkire and Edythe Hammer.

Ruth is survived by one son, Doug (Vicky) Everhart of Clovis, NM; 2 daughters, Nancy Northern of San Diego, California and Leah Laudeman of Owego, NY; daughter-in-law Tammie Everhart, of Texas, 7 grandchildren, Kimberly Foreman, Kristofer Everhart, Ashley Mallory, Ary Laudeman, India McNamee, Josh Everhart, and Mandy Joyce; 11 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel with Pastor Kathy Aeillo, officiating.

Interment will be at the Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, KS.

Visitation will be from One PM until 8 PM on Friday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, with the family greeting friends
4 PM until 5 PM.

Memorials are suggested to the Ruth I. Everhart Memorial.

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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.