September 20, 1935
January 12, 2021
Ruth Marie Brown Overby was born September 20, 1935 in Brenham, Texas to Clark Brown and Esther (Danhaus) Brown Wetherington. As an only child she was raised by her mother and stepfather James S. Wetherington.
On September 10, 1955 she was married to Russell R. Overby. She went on to become mother to Deborah Overby, James Overby (Christine), and David Overby (Dawn). She was grandmother to Brian Lee, Jon Rios, Gabrielle Lira, Richard Overby, Keith Overby, James “J.R.” Overby, Madeline Wieghat, Crystal Meschwitz, Katie Fritz, Kelsey Brainard and great-grandmother to several.
Loved by her fellow workers, “Miss Ruth” worked at the Blinn College Cafeteria, as she put it was head salad chef.
Miss Ruth went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Graveside Service will be at 3:30 p.m., Friday, January 15 in Prairie Lea Cemetery.