Ruth Marie Young April 4, 1930 – May 17, 2017
Ruth Marie Young, age 87, of Groesbeck, TX passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco. Her daughter Pam was with her and she passed peacefully after a brief illness. Ruth was born Ruth Marie Scott on April 4, 1930 in Greenville, TX. She was the seventh of fifteen children born to Leroy Scott and Grace Truman (Moore). She married Norris D. Young, of Greenville, TX, on February 13, 1949. She and Norris lived in Greenville, Cisco and Houston, TX before moving to Austin, TX in 1958. Austin was home for Ruth and Norris until 2009, when they moved to Lake Limestone to be near their daughters, Debbie Burk and Pam Gruell.
Ruth worked for several companies before moving to Austin. Once in Austin she initially took a position with the Texas Oil Marketers, and later worked as the executive assistant to the president of3M, Austin until her retirement in 1994. During her retirement, in 1997, she became a business partner with her husband, Norris, and, with help from her daughter, Pam, purchased and operated Motiva Hair and Nails, A Salon, until 2005.
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