Ruth Stevens Fournier, 94, of Bridge City, passed away Feb. 23, at Sabine House in Orange.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Mark Bunch, the Rev. Stephanie Hughes and Brother Adam Nimitz. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 25, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Born in Webster County, Nebraska, on Dec. 19, 1920, she was the daughter of the Rev. Frederick H. Stevens and Dollie A. Stevens. Ruth was a member of the United Methodist Women and St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was a substitute teacher for Bridge City ISD and enjoyed playing bridge and singing.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond Edward Fournier; son, Steven Edward Fournier and grandsons, Steven Kea and Jacob Halliburton.
She is survived by her children, Shirley Maynor and husband, Bill of Cotton Valley, Louisiana, Faye Harrington and husband, John of Bridge City, Patricia Davis of South Haven, Mississippi, Phyllis Nimitz and husband, Kolter of Grapeland, Paul Fournier and wife, Barbara of Delta, Ohio and Sarah Halliburton of Bridge City; grandchildren, Susan Mayor, Sharon Frith, Michael Maynor, Claudia Smith, Adam Nimitz, Natalie Klebek, Barron Nimitz, the Rev. Stephanie Hughes, Lisa Rutherford, Ginger Hadar, Jeff Harrington, Jody Keddy, Joey Halliburton, Jared Halliburton and Patrick Halliburton; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Ethel Richert, Phyllis Sims, Barbara Walker and Rosemary Barr.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Maynor, Will Frith, Barry Smith, Barron Nimitz, Adam Nimitz, Dan Klebek, Maac Hughes, Jeff Harrington, Logan Conner, Joey Halliburton, Jared Halliburton, Patrick Halliburton, and Kenneth Pulliam.