||Obituary: Ruth Claflin
Claflin, age 65, of Bartlett, Texas, formerly of Laredo, Texas, passed
away suddenly on Thursday, June 17, 2004. She was born June 5, 1939 in
Laredo, Texas to parents Shannon Thomas Peterson and Margaret Emily (Ward)
Peterson. She was a 1956 graduate of Martin High School in Laredo. Ruth
married Marvin Claflin on November 7, 1956 in Laredo. She was a long time
racehorse trainer. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family and working
She is survived by her husband. Marvin Clafin of Bartlett, Texas; son,
Marvin Claflin, Jr. and wife Jane of Lake Conroe, Texas; daughter, Heather
Holt and husband Tom of Round Rock, Texas; four grandchildren, Shannon
and Haley Holt both of Round Rock, Texas, Sarah Page of Cleveland, Texas
and Laurie Jo Thompson of Conroe, Texas; and sister, Sharyn Jordan of
The family will receive guests for visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00
a.m. on Monday, June 21, 2004 at Cook-Walden/Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown,
Texas. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Cook-Walden
Davis Funeral Home.
The family requests memorial contributions may be made to: Texas Horsemen's
Assistance Fund, P.O. Box 142533. Austin, Texas 78714.
Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900
Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628 (512)863-2564.