Ruth E. Nelson, 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017


Ruth Ellen Porterfield Nelson was born March 22, 1957 in Newburgh, New York. She passed away on December 3, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Ok. She was adopted in April 1961 by her forever parents Joyce & Albert Porterfield who survive her. She is also survived by her devoted husband of 32 years, Jerry; brother, Robert, of Moore & his daughter Sydney; sister, Lanny Youmans & her family of New York; sons, Jason Jones & his wife Valerie, Jerrod Jones & his wife Carrie; 4 grandchildren, Tristen, Cale, Justin, & Haylie Jones all of Noble, OK. Ruth finished college at Oklahoma City Community College & on to East Central in Ada where she received her degree with honors.

A Memorial Service for Ruth will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home Chapel. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel, Moore, OK. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Ruth’s name can be made to any animal rights or preservation groups.


Dellza Short commented on 07-Dec-2017 11:46 AM
Joyce and Al- My thoughts are with you at this time, and I'm sorry I missed the service for Ruth. You have both been wonderful parents and your love shows through the many things you do.


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