F. Ruth Pate passed peacefully from this earth at home on January 26, 2018, in Searcy, AR. She was 73. Ruth was born on February 10, 1944, in Hazen, AR to Hooper and Ondee Ingle. On September 18, 1970, she married the love of her life, Sam, and they settled in Searcy to raise their family. Ruth was retired after being a hard working woman, which included dedicating 21 years to White County Medical/Central Hospital. She was a loving wife, mother, nana, and friend.
She is survived by her husband, Sam, brother, Joe Ingle of Corsicana, TX, sister, Betty Sue Sackett of Carter Lake, IA, daughter, Keri Pate of Searcy, AR, sons, Richard Dollar of Pangburn, AR, Ronald Dollar of Savannah, GA, Donald Pate (Terri) of Russell, AR, and daughter, Susan (Mark) Pate of Searcy, AR, 12 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Hooper and Ondee Ingle, brothers, Calvin Ingle and Alvin Ingle, and sisters, Edie Karasek and Elizabeth Ingle.