Ruth Connell Chesnut

Female 1931 - 2000  (68 years)


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  • Name Ruth Connell Chesnut 
    Born 30 Aug 1931  Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Aug 2000  Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11832  Casburn Family
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2019 

    Father Hadley Harold Chesnut,   b. 12 Feb 1909, Finnis, Jack County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1986, Graham, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Nina Irene Smith,   b. 23 Dec 1910, Newcastle, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1996, Graham, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1928  Palo Pinto, Palo Pinto County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Lee Fitzgerald,   b. 19 Mar 1928, Navarro County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 2001, Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1949  Mildred, Navarro County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hadley Wayne Fitzgerald,   b. 31 Aug 1950, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1967, Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F5679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Buffalo - Funeral services for Ruth Fitzgerald, 68, will be held at 10 am today at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with t he Rev Mike Carlton officiating. Burial will be held at Willow Grove Cemetery.

      She died Aug 28, 2000 at Johnson County Health Care Center.

      She was born August 29, 1931 in Finis, Texas to Mr and Mrs Hadley Chesnut.

      She grew up and received her education in Texas and graduated from Graham High School in 1948.

      She married R L Fitzgerald on July 16, 1949, in Mildred, Texas and they made their home in Graham.

      They moved to Farmington, NM in 1962 where she worked for Safeway. She worked for Safeway for 20 years in Texas and New Mexico.

      In 1968 they moved to Gillette, where she worked as a teacher's aide for five years.

      They moved to Buffalo in 1977 and bought a place on Rock Creek where she lived until her death.

      She was a very active member of the Buffalo Wesleyan Church.

      Survivors include her husband of Buffalo; one son, Tom Fitzgerald of Buffalo; two sisters, Jean Goodson of Odessa, Texas and Sue Hendricks of Longview, Texas; and a longtime friend, Gerry Bishop of Buffalo.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and one son.

      Casper Star Tribune (Casper WY)
      Wednesday, August 30, 2000
      Page 15