In Memory

Ruth Karl Hothan Jennings (Ovalo Eagles) - Class Of 1937

Ruth Karl Hothan Jennings

January 26, 1919 - February 8, 1997

Today's Obituaries (Feb. 11, 1997)

Ruth Karl Hothan Jennings, 78, died Saturday at her home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at North's Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 4002 Buffalo Gap Road, with the Rev. Don Cauble officiating.

Mrs. Jennings was born in Novice and moved to Ovalo as a child. She graduated from Ovalo High School in 1937 and attended Texas Tech and Hardin-Simmons universities. She moved to Abilene in 1943 and was a charter member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Jaycettes. She retired from Abilene State School education department in 1976 and was a 50-year member of South Side Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school. She married Fred Jennings in 1940 in Ovalo.

Survivors include her husband, of Abilene; one son, Bryan Jennings of San Antonio; and one brother, Bill Hothan of Abilene.

Memorials may be made to Hendricks Hospice Care, Box 1922, Abilene 79604