Mary Ruth Moddle, 81, of Manchaca, formerly of Buda and Marble Falls, died Wednesday, June 11, 2008.
She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother born May 11, 1927 in Weslaco, Texas, to Grover Cleveland Pinson, Sr. and Annie Roonie Hattley-Pinson.
She was a homemaker and worked part-time for the U.S. Postal Service, Co-op Gin, and Oil Company in Elsa, Texas. Also was a member of the Fireman’s Auxliary-Elsa, District and State. She was a member and served with the women of the Church of First Presbyteian Church of Elsa and St. Andrew Presbyterian Church of Marble Falls.
She moved from Weslaco, to Elsa, to Austin, to Marble Falls, to Buda due to health complications, and on to Manchaca due to failing health.
Ruth was preceeded in death by her parents, sister, brothers and husband of 54 years, Lawrence John Moddle.
Ruth is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Jackie Moddle of McDonough, GA; Greg and Sharon Moddle of Marble Falls; daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and roger Fields of Manchaca and Laura and Mike Bass of Burnet; grand-children, Jonathan Moddle of Forest, VA, Cyndee and husband Marty Johnson of Harwood, TX, Jennifer Moddle of Washington, D.C. and Kimberly Bass of Burnet; great-grand-children, Brylee, Kascee and Grady Johnson of Harwood; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Lola Beth Pinson of Weslaco; Mozelle Pinson of Victoria, Mildred and Elmer Krehbiel of Bryan and Janet Brooks of Edinburg and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 19, at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Marble Falls.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 201 Hwy 1431 East, Marble Falls, TX 78654.
The family wishes to express deep gratitude to the church family, friends, residents of Onion Creek Village Apartments, Onion Creek Senior Citizens, Inc., Central Texas Kidney Associates, all doctors, nurses and staff, Davita/El Milagro Dialysis Center-South Austin Dialysis-nurses, techs, and staff;Peritoneal Dialysis-William Rodriguez, MD, Debbie, FNP, Carol Sue, RN, CNN, Lisa, RN, Lupe, LVN, Marilyn, MSW, Podiatric-Dr. Harvey Lisch, Tammy and staff; Cardiothoraciic and Vascalar Surgeons-Dr. Joe K. Wells III and many of the other doctors, nurses and staff; Texas Cardiovascular Consultants-Dr. Jonathan I. Sheinberg, Jacquie and staff; Senior Adult Specialty Healthcare-Dr. Richard L. McColl and staff, House Call Doctors-Dr. Fred Griffihs, PA Jill and staff; Texan Eye Care-Dr. Isaac Loose and staff, Dr. Craig T. Berent, nurses and staff; Austin Home Health-nurse Nichole; Girling/Light House Hospice-Cherie, Adria, Robin, Helen and staff; and All Faiths Funeral Service-Jason and staff.