Lois Chapman Ruff


Lois Chapman Ruff, 93, of Waco passed away Thursday September 2, 2021.

Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 15 at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joey Crenshaw officiating. Interment will follow at Waco Memorial Park.

Visitation: 6 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, September 14 at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Lois was born April 22, 1928 in McGregor to Clay and Annie Chapman. She resided there until marrying James Harvey Ruff on July 2, 1949, then they moved to Waco. He preceded her in death on August 24, 1993.

She was a charter member of Central United Methodist Church. Mrs. Ruff retired from Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. as a secretary after 45 years of service.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Clay Ruff and wife Rhonda of Waco; a brother, Alton Chapman of McGregor; grandchildren, Morgan Brown, Jessica and Brad Minnix, Emilee McAuley, Tyler Minyard; and six great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Brad Minnix, Corey McAuley, Ren Tindell, Robert Pirelo, David Walker, and Cody Pirelo.

Memorials can be made to Parkview Baptist Church, 1100 Lake Shore Dr, Waco, TX 76708.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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  1. Steve Rosentreter

    I enjoyed working with your Mom at Brazos. She kept me a float all those good old days before things change. We had our great times at Central UMC before my beloved wife & I moved to Grapevine in 2001. She passed away on March 1, 2021 & was buried in Dallas.

    Take care & May God Bless You.
    Steve Rosentreter of Grapevine

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