Ruth Bates Jeffers, 71, of Snyder, died on July 8, 2019.
She was a native and resident of the Trafalgar community, north of Snyder, for most of her life.
A 1966 graduate of Hamburg High School, she worked at the Hamburg Shirt Factory for more than 25 years and was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church. She loved her daughter, grandsons, and was a dog lover.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewitt and Elsie Gwin Bates, and a sister, Betty Ann Rowe.
She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Minga, and husband, Thomas of Snyder; a sister, Kay Bates of Snyder; two grandsons, Alexander Minga, and John Minga; a nephew, Walter Rowe and a niece, Vlissa Rowe.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 11, at 10 a.m. at the Trafalgar Cemetery with Bro. Larry Donaldson and Bro Sammy Land officiating. Visitation will be held at the cemetery from 9:45 a.m. until 10 a.m., prior to the service.