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GRANGEVILLE- Mrs. Elizabeth Nancy Farris Ruark,
86, a resident of the Grangeville area for most of her life, died Wednesday
Due to failing health, she moved from Craigmont to the Parkhill Manor Nursing Home in 1968. Until then she had lived with her son, Rex Faris, Lewis County Sheriff, since 1962.
She was born
In 1947 she married Frank Ruark at Grangeville.
They moved to Kooskia where he was employed by the
Mrs. Ruark was a member of the Kooskia Rebekah Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Vivian) Groom of Whitebird, and Mrs. Floyd (Betty) Litchfield, Grangeville, 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be at
Saturday at the Hansen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Donald Guy, pastor of the
Submitted by: Penny Casey, granddaughter of Elizabeth