Ruth Jeanette O’Hair, 83, of Lubbock, formerly of Earth, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at First Baptist Church in Earth, with Combest Family Funeral Homes of Lubbock in charge of arrangements. Interment followed in Earth Memorial Cemetery. She was born June 19, 1930 to Henry and Edna (Waggoner) Doughty. She graduated from Springlake-Earth High School and went on to work as an instructional aide for the Springlake-Earth School District until retiring. Jeanette married Edwin O’Hair on Sept. 21, 1947. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Earth until moving to Lubbock. Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin, in 1973; and one sister, Carolyn Loraine Doughty. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Brenda O’Brien and husband, Mike, of Lubbock; two sons, Dan O’Hair and wife, Mary John, of Kentucky and Bill O’Hair and wife, Gayle, of Colorado; sister, Wynelle Angeley of Earth; six grandchildren, Lisa Sylvester, Steve O’Brien, Chris O’Hair, Joel O’Hair, Jonathon O’Hair, and Erica Friis; six great-grandchildren, Dani Hughes, Kinsey Anderson, Carson O’Brien, Addison O’Brien, Logan O’Hair, and Max O’Hair; and one greatgranddaughter on the way. Memorial donations can be made to Mission Earth, c/o First Baptist Church, 101 NE 1st St, Earth, TX 79031.
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