Apr 17, 1945 - Sep 15, 2013
A devoted mother, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 15, at age 68.
She was born on April 17, 1945, to the late Walter and Cleo McKinney in Moro, Arkansas, where she grew up surrounded by her 12 siblings.
Ruth worked more than 30 years at Abbott Laboratories in Illinois before moving to Sacramento, CA.
She was well-known as a passionate quilter among her family, friends, and local charities for gifting her beautiful handmade quilts.
Ruth is survived by her two children Ray and Sue Miller, her daughter-in-law Veronica Miller, her two grandchildren Ellie and Audrey, and her many brothers, sisters, nephews, and nieces.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM with services immediately following at East Lawn Mortuary, Sacramento, CA 95841.