Meinhoefer, 95, passes aya May 15
Private services are pending for Ruth E. Meinhoefer, 95, of Salado. She died May 15 in a Temple hospital.
She was born April 28, 1909, to J. Giles and Cora Howle Smith in Union, South Carolina. She attended R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
She came to Bell County in Oct. 2003, following the death of her first hubsnd, George A. Dentry, in 1968.
She is survived by a son, George Dentry and wife Dorothy, of Salado; a brother, Fred Smith and wife Mildred, of Mt. Pleasant, SC; sister, Margie Holcomb, of Jacksonville, FK; grandchildren, Jeffrey Allen Dentry and wife Cathy, of Clearwater, FL; Sherri Lynne Mabry and husband David, of San Antonio; Timothy Brian Dentry and wife Kathryn, of Celina; eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple is in charge of arrangements.