Audie Ruth Henderson

August 7, 1942 - January 27, 2019
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Audie Ruth Henderson (Young), 76, of Hobart, Oklahoma, passed away, Sunday, January 27th, 2019. She had recently underwent a short series of hospitalization periods due to complications from a chronic heart condition. Ruth was born August, 7th, 1942, in Marlow, Oklahoma, to Samuel and Daisy Bell (Haston) Young. She grew up in Marlow, Oklahoma, and moved to Cordell, Oklahoma her junior year. She graduated from Cordell High School in 1960. Though she would leave Cordell, she would find her way back later in life and make roots in the community for many years. She married Charles "Chuck" Henderson on February 23rd, 1963, in Washington, D.C. Due to her status as military wife, she was able to travel and live across the country in various places including: New York City, New York, Washington D.C., Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina. She returned to live in Cordell for many years before moving to Hobart to retire in 2011. Ruth worked in the healthcare industry for nearly forty years, a majority of this time as a nurse aide for the Cordell Christian Home, a long-term care facility in Cordell, Oklahoma. She was a dedicated and compassionate caregiver that worked tirelessly to ensure those in her charge were treated with dignity and respect.
Survivors include two daughters: Lori Jones and husband Robert of Cabot, Arkansas, Lisa Pederson-Gaddy and husband David of Conway, Arkansas, one son, Jason Henderson and wife Michelle of Perkins, Oklahoma, eight grandchildren: Brandon Gaddy, Bryson Jones, Holden Jones, Jackson Jones, Trevor Gaddy, Logan Jones, Hannah Jones and Alina Henderson, two sisters: Annelle Henderson of Hobart, Oklahoma, Jane Ritter, and husband Arbuary, of Marlow, Oklahoma, two brothers: Mike Cochran and wife Belva of Cordell, Oklahoma, Andy Young and wife Shirley of Norman, Oklahoma, and one step-sister Anna Belle Bush of Marlow, Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her step-father: Jess Cochran, one sister: Delores Cochran, and a son-in-law: Thomas Pederson.

Funeral: 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2019
Ray & Martha's Funeral Chapel
Hobart, Oklahoma
Burial: Hobart Rose Cemetery
Hobart, Oklahoma
Services are under the direction Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, Oklahoma.

Service Information

Date: January 31, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Date: January 31, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: February 1, 2019

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patricia pearson
Duncan, OK
Praying for family
Penny McSpadden and family
Mt Vernon, AR
Lori and family,

So sorry for your loss; prayers for all.
Kletta Garrison
Hobart, OK
I'm so sorry to hear this. I just loved Ruth and loved working with her. I worked with her at the Cordell nursing home for 8 years and she loved her job and the residents and she was great at it and was a very caring, attentive person. Prayers for her family.
Melanie and Daniel Doucet
Church Point, LA
So sorry for your loss.  Aunt Ruth was an amazing woman and she will be dearly missed.  Love to Lori, Lisa and Jason.
Terry Vance Haston
Vermilion, OH
We are praying for the family, love you all.
Me'chelle B
Little Rock, AR
Praying for strength and endurance during this precious time. May the Lord continue to bless and keep your family in His arms.
Donna McFadden
Little Rock, AR
Let the memories keep you as time helps to heal you.  Love you Lori!!
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