Ruth Ann Searcy
February 23, 1941 – November 8, 2019
Ruth Ann, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, was born in Porterville, CA to Jack and Goldie Mae Pritchett on February 23, 1941. On February 21, 1959 she married Jerry Wayne Searcy, of Bakersfield, CA.
She is survived by her husband Jerry, her brother Dub (Wanda) Pritchett of Visalia CA, her two children, Lorraine (Roger) Tims of Modesto, CA, and Becky Slade of Waterford, CA, four grandchildren, Emmanuel (Suzy) Slade of Turlock, CA, Caleb (Michelle) Tims of Modesto, CA, Kassidy Tims of Turlock, CA and Moana (Taviz) Ruiz of Antioch, CA, and two great grandchildren, Brianna and Payten Slade.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and brother.
She was a lifelong member of the Nazarene Church, where she served as a pastor’s wife, missionary president, Sunday school teacher, worship leader along with many other roles in the church. In 1983, Ruth and Jerry moved to the Turlock area where she developed lifelong friendships while working at Blue Shield, Heathbridge and then Covenant Village, where she only recently retired after an aggressive brain tumor diagnosis. Ruth went peacefully in her sleep, to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 8, 2019.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am, at the Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Covenant Living of Turlock Benevolent Fund.