Ruth L. Walton lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, July 12, 2020 surrounded by family. Ruth was born Oct. 9, 1936 in Hanau, Germany to Emil and Erna (Trank) Wagner. She was 83 years old.Ruth married Marion G. "MG" Berry on March 15, 1953 in Frankfurt, Germany. They moved to Florida soon after and had two daughters, Cynthia L. Wilson and Peggy A. Kretzer. Their marriage ended in divorce and Ruth returned to Frankfurt, Germany with her children in 1958.Ruth met Jerriel E. Walton and they wed in 1961. They were stationed in the U.S. for several years then spent three years at Camp Darby in Tirrania, Italy. Her time spent there were the happiest years of her life. They were stationed at Fort Leavenworth in 1969 and retired from there.She is preceded in death by her parents, baby sister, husband, Jerry, and grandson, Damien L. Miller.
Ruth is survived by her two daughters; three grandchildren: Amber D. Miller, Kenneth T. and Christy Wilson, and Amanda R. (Wilson) and Rick Jeffries; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.No public services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.