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Mrs. Ruth Mell

DESLOGE – Mrs. Ruth ‘Findley’ Mell, 80, passed away September 29, 2005, at NHC, Desloge. Ruth was born April 28, 1925, in St. Louis, to Edward F. and Sylvia May ‘Jones’ Findley.

Ruth was: * a member of the Apostolic Light House Pentecostal Church of Farmington and * a member of the IBEW Electrical Workers Union, Local #1.

Survivors Include: her Daughter, Marla Wilcox; one Son, Gregory Dean Mell; one Sister, Grace Mildred Gratton, all of Farmington; four Brothers: William Edward Findley and Wanda Chronister; Jesse (& Sue) Findley; Robert (& Joyce) Findley; George (& Betty) Findley, all of St. Louis. One grandson, Todd Alan Umfleet and one granddaughter, Audrey Lauren (Mell) Edwards, both of Farmington. Very Special Nieces: Londa Brooks and her children, Brooke and John Huitt and Donna Smallen.

Visitation: today,5-9 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service Inc., Farmington,Visitation resumes Saturday, 7 a.m. and funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., October 1, 2005, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel, Farmington, with Rev. James Molter officiating. Interment at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington. Memorials to: * Donor’s Choice. Photo Obituary & Online Guestbook online at:

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