Ruth Darlene Tea, 79, of Bellevue, passed away Thursday, Sept., 25, 2008, in Arbors at Sylvania in Sylvania, Ohio.
She was born Aug. 11, 1929, in New Boston, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles V. and Ollie Adkins Wooten. She was retired from Whirlpool Corp. in Clyde and was an avid crafter and quilter.
She is survived by her daughters, Raelene (James) Colvin of Castalia, Jeannie (Gerald) Verhoff of Bellevue; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Artino of Clyde, Carole (Kenny) Lantz of Bellevue and Karen (Jim) Frasure of Findlay; and brother, Jack Wooten of Bellevue.
In addition her parents, her husband, Gene Tea; daughter, Diane Ramon; son, Eddie Palmer; sister, Betty Cummings; and brother, Bill Wooten, preceded her in death.
A private family service will be observed. Foos and Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue, is overseeing arrangements.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be shared at foosfuneral.com.