Billie Lee Ruth

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    Billie Lee (nee Cox) Ruth of Cuba, Missouri was born on Friday, July 13, 1956 in Kansas City, Missouri to John David and Mary Katherine Marcell Cox and passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 at the age of 65 years, 10 months and 28 days.


    She grew up in Kansas City, Missouri area and attended East High School. She worked at Speas Vinegar Plant and attended business college for a while. She also worked as a cashier at a convenience store.
    She married James Dale Ruth Sr.
    Billie had accepted the Lord early in life and was a member of Kingston Baptist Church where she attended regularly when the boys were younger.    In later years, she moved to Cuba, Missouri to live closer to her sons. She was artistic and loved to draw and color.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Katherine Cox; and twin sister, Jackie M. Cox.
    She is survived by her sons, David (Dawn) Ruth, Daniel (Christina) Ruth, both of Cuba, Missouri and James (Patricia) Ruth Jr. of Liberty, Missouri; brother, John (Patricia) Cox of Kansas City, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was from 3-4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
    Memorial service was held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Jim Moore officiating.
    The family chose cremation as her final disposition.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.