Shirley Donne Ruth of Carl Junction, MO passed from this life Sunday, July 21, 2019 at The Communities of Wildwood Ranch in Joplin, MO. She was 88.

Shirley was born April 25, 1931 in Commerce, OK to Bryon and Roberta (Logan) Webb. She had lived in California for many years before moving to Shawnee, OK, then to Grove, OK. She moved to Carl Junction in 2015. She owned and operated a dress shop in Oxnard, CA for many years. She was a member of the Christian Church and Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 78 in Ventura, CA.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Gilbert Lee Ruth, 2 sons Gilbert Donne Ruth and Bryon Lee Ruth and her parents.

Shirley is survived by her granddaughter Kristie Donne Ruth and 1 great granddaughter Alexcya Donne Ruth.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Chaplain Robert Mattingly will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at