Ruthie was a shining light in this world. She is now shining bright and pain free on the other side of the rainbow.
She was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Julius and Esther Burkhardt. The youngest of 6, she was predeceased by siblings, Eugene, Mary, Frances, John, and Phil. She was also predeceased by husband, Thomas Owl, of Cherokee, N.C.
Ruthie loved well and was loved in return by all who knew her. She is survived and missed greatly by her daughter, Sandie Burr; grandchildren, Brittany Burnham and husband, Lavar, Teresa Burr and husband, Jeff Goodstine, Shayne Burr and Rena and Jerome Kirby and her great-grandchildren, Seth, Kingston, and Phoenix Burnham, Avery Goodstine and Mykell and Taniah Kirby.
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hope for Life Animal Rescue, Virginia Beach.