Ruth Graber


Ruth Beverly Graber, 92, of Payson, died Aug. 2, 2000, in Payson. She was born July 22, 1908, in Lushton, Neb. and had lived in Payson for the past six years. She formerly lived in Orange, Calif.

Mrs. Graber was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Ponderosa Chapter No. 64; Order of Eastern Star, Scepter Chapter No. 163, 50-year member, past worthy matron of Orange, Calif.; Beauceant (Social Order) Santa Ana Assembly No. 61; Daughters of the Nile, Merret Temple No. 103; Payson Nile Club, Qadash Temple; past president of the Soroptimist of Orange, Calif.; Silver Crescent Court No. 107, Order of the Amaranth, Anaheim, Calif.; El Bekal Honored Ladies; Payson Lioness Club; and Rim Country Volunteers.

Survivors include one son, Keith W. Radford of Poway, Calif.; one daughter-in-law, Carol L. Radford of San Diego, Calif; three grandchildren, Kent W. Radford of San Marcos, Calif., Kyle R. Radford of Santa Maria, Calif. and Karn L. Radford of Escondido, Calif.; and five great-grandchildren, Travis Radford of San Marcos, Danielle Radford of San Marcos, Jennifer Radford of San Marcos, Justin Husebye of Escondido and Julia Castorena of Escondido.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 at Payson Masonic Lodge.

Donations may be made to The Payson Library Friends.

Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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