Ruth Marie Pollard, 72, of Garland went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 19, 2015 in Rowlett. Memorial Services celebrating Ruth’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, October 23, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan.
Ruth was born July 30, 1943 in Highland Falls, New York. She is the daughter of the late Albert and Frances Hachey. She graduated from Ladycliff Academy in 1961. After attending Business College, she worked in the financial accounting department at the United States Military Academy at West Point. It was in 1968 that she met Walter Pollard while he was stationed there. They were later married in Hawaii on July 28, 1969. While living in Highland Falls, New York they had their daughter, Kimberly in 1970. Shortly after Kimberly was born they moved to Garland, Texas, where they had two sons John, born in 1971 and Walter Jr., born in 1974. Ruth worked at Lakeview High School for over twenty years. She also worked part-time for Dr. Carlson’s office. In 1985 Ruth and her family relocated to East Tawakoni where she began working for the Emory schools. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her Aunt Ruth Burnell and Uncle Jockey Burnell. Ruth enjoyed shopping especially for purses. She always loved animals and they brought her great joy. She especially loved spending time with her family as they were her priority.
She is loved and will be missed by her husband Walter; daughter Kimberly; sons John and Walter Jr.; stepdaughter Jordan; and her seven grandchildren Brittany, Brandon, Ashley, Hanna, Kaitlyn, Jenna and Aiden.
2:00 PM Fri., Oct. 23, 2015
Location: Ingram Funeral Home