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6934 South Western Avenue
PO Box 891320
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Phone: 405-634-1439
Fax: 405-634-3753
Ruth Crowley

Ruth Geraldine Crowley (Riley)

Saturday, September 26th, 1925 - Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Ruth Geraldine Crowley received her heavenly reward on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 93. Ruth was born on September 26, 1925 in Hollis, Oklahoma to her parents, Ferd and Edna (Goad) Riley. On November 7, 1942, Ruth married the love of her life, Herman Doyle Crowley. Together they shared more than 76 years of marriage and raising their son, David. In addition to being a loving wife, devoted mother and dedicated homemaker, Ruth also worked in the banking industry for many years. She was also a longtime member of the Village Baptist Church. She will be deeply missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her:
Sister, June Hendrick;
Brother, O.D. Riley.

She is survived by her:
Husband of 76 years, Herman Crowley;
Son, David Crowley and his wife, Judy;
Step-Grandson, Jeff Kitchens;
Three Step-Great-Grandsons.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, June 6th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
    4000 SW 119th Street
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    The family will be present to greet friends during the visitation
  • Service

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, June 7th, 2019 10:00am
    Village Baptist Church
    10600 N May Ave
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    Dr. RA Redwine, Ph.D.
  • Interment

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 11:00am
    Independence Cemetery Vinson, Oklahoma
    Address Not Available
    Vinson, Oklahoma 73751
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Cynthia Kramer

Posted at 03:11pm
I had the honor of knowing and working with Ruth at Liberty National Bank for many years. I have many special memories of her, but my favorites were when she called the hospital while I was still in the delivery room giving birth to our son, Chay, (they told me she was on the phone). The other was when she delivered homemade soup to our home soon after we arrived. She was so wonderful to our family, and I shall never forget her. Herman, God bless you and your family in your journey toward healing from such a tremendous loss.
Sincerely ,
Cindy Kramer

Jane Lowther

Posted at 07:28pm
We were sorry to read of Mrs. Crowley's death as she lived around the corner from us for many years. I remember her shopping at Puddin' Lane, IGA before that. She was always impeccably dressed and a refined lady. Heaven gained an angel and we extend our thoughts and prayers to her husband, Herman (of 76 years that is so impressive) and David, her pride and joy. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time.
Eddie & Jane Lowther

Tom Hollis

Posted at 03:18pm
Tom Hollis
I enjoyed working with you for those 15 years as a Mercy volunteer. You also kept me informed about Hollis Okla.

David Ford

Posted at 01:22pm

sorry to hear about the passing of Ruth. My mom Latrell Ford and my grand mother Jewel Ingram were great friends. One think we have missed since we left Village was Ruth and Herman. some great memories since I grew up at Village.
David and Linda Ford

Jamye Beaty

Posted at 10:30am
Ruth was my supervisor in the New Accounts Dept. at Liberty Nat'l. Bank in downtown OKC. I transferred into her area from the Miss Liberty Dept. She was a very professional individual and I held a great deal of respect for her.
My condolences to her family and friends at this sad time.
Jamye Beaty

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