Ruth Ralstin Beckett

Mullinville — Ruth Ralstin Beckett, 99, died June 16, 2011 at South Wind Hospice Home, Pratt, Kansas. She was born March 10, 1912 in Mullinville, Kansas, the daughter of Cleve C. and Deen (Gilliam) Price. A lifetime resident of Mullinville, she attended Mullinville schools. Ruth was a homemaker. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ in Mullinville. She was also a member of the Bon Tres Club. She and her husband Clarence were active 4-H leaders of the Southwestern Royals 4-H Club. On November 28, 1928 Ruth married Clarence Ralstin in Mullinville. He preceded her in death October 3, 1969. On July 20, 1980 she married Allen Beckett in Mullinville. He died January 20, 1994. Ruth is survived by one son Norval and wife Beverly Ralstin, Mullinville, one daughter Celia Ruth Pruitt, Lubbock, Texas, six Grandchildren Bryan and wife Amy Pruitt, Bart and wife Rachael Pruitt, Brenda and husband Scott Flow, Brent Ralstin, Norva Lee and husband Todd Miller and Mark Ralstin, and nineteen Great Grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin and Ray Price, and two Granddaughters-in-law Marjo Ralstin and Bobbie Ralstin.

Memorial services and celebration of Ruth’s life will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, June 25, 2011 at the Church of Christ, Mullinville with Russell Scott officiating. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Mullinville has preceded the services. Memorials are suggested to South Wind Hospice and the Church of Christ, Mullinville, both in care of Fleener Funeral Home, 514 S. Main, Greensburg, Kansas 67054.

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