Ruth Pace McGinnis, age 96, passed away in Crestview Healthcare Center in Brownsville, TN on Thursday, February 23, 2012. Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 10 AM, Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Linwood Cemetery in Paragould, Arkansas. Mrs. McGinnis graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, she was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher's Sorority, the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association and taught elementary school for 25 years. While living in Paragould she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Paragould. Mrs. McGinnis was preceded in death by her husband: M/Sgt. Walter McGinnis, her parents: Arthur and Pearl Thomason Pace, son in law: Tom Lea, a brother: Lawrence Pace and a sister: Glenace Pace Rayburn. She is survived by her two daughters: Judy Lea, Brownsville, TN, Kathleen Matthews (Van) San Antonio, TX, two grandchildren: Kimberly Matthews Pierce (Chris), Leanna Matthews, a special niece and nephew: Lana Pace Smoker and Larry Pace and a devoted, loving caregiver and friend: Carilene Walker.
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