Ruth M. Pearce (Houchin) Buzard

Photo courtesy of photographer Jerry Ashley
Photo courtesy of photographer Jerry Ashley

(September 10, 1905 - November 9, 1994)


The Lusk Herald
February 8, 1995


Ruth M. Pearce Buzard

Ruth M. Pearce Buzard, 89, of Tacoma, Wash., died November 9.

She was born Aug. 10, 1905, in Stanford, Neb., and married Athel Pearce, who died in October 1957. She married Ray Buzard July 15, 1967, in Cheyenne.

She was a member of the Oakleaf Chapter 6 Order of the Eastern Star (OES), Daughters of the Nile and Union Pacific Oldtimers. She was a long-time resident of the Lusk and Lance Creek area.

Buzard is survived by one son, Donnie D. Pearce; two step-children, Esther Davis of Lexington, Tenn., and Jim Buzard of Guernsey; one sister, Pauline Beckius of Ogallala, Neb., 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Buzard; a step-son, Elmer Buzard; a sister and a brother.

Services were held November 14 at the Schrader Funeral Home with the Rev. C. Emery Hurd officiating. Interment was in Memorial Gardens. Officers of Oakleaf Chapter of OES performed the gravesite rites. Arrangements were under direction of Schrader Funeral Home.








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