Husband: William Stanley Miller (1 2)
Born: 23 Feb 1921
Married: 16 Feb 1942
Died: 30 Nov 2010 in Turlock, Stanislaus, California
Wife: Ruby Elizabeth Luth (3)
Born: 26 Jan 1924 in San Jose, Santa Clara, California (4)
Died: 26 Oct 2015 in Sunnyside, Washington (5)
Father: Henry Christian Luth
Mother: Verna Pearl DeMouth
Spouses: Lawrence Edwin Hicks
01 (?): Living
Additional Information

Ruby Elizabeth Luth:


Ruby “Bette” Elizabeth Hicks, 91, of Sunnyside, WA passed away on October 26, 2015 in Sunnyside, WA. Bette was born on Jan. 26, 1924 in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, the daughter of Henry and Verna (Demouth) Luth. On January 6, 1945 she married Lawrence Edwin Hicks in San Jose, CA. Bette worked as a general office clerk for General Foods Corp. (Birds Eye Division) and Mojonnier and Sons, Inc. Bette has been a longtime member of the Sunnyside Presbyterian Church. Bette was very involved in the community and had many many friends

Bette is survived by her children, April Flansburg; Robert (Jenny) Hicks all of Sunnyside; and Merrylee Celius and daughter-in-law; Susan Hicks. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren, some great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one son; Theodore (Ted) Hicks, one sister; Henrietta Williams, and one brother; John Henry Luth.

Viewing and visitation will be Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, WA. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside, WA. Inurnment will take place at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens at a later date for family. Those wishing to sign Bette’s online memorial book may do so at Smith Funeral Home Ltd and Crematory in care of arrangements.

Marriage Notes

Divorced: Y

divorced 29 Feb 1943

  1. M Celius (<>), email 27Jan2010.
  2. Ibid., email.
    (16 Feb 2011)

    William Stanley Miller died Nov. 30, 2010 in Turlock, Stanislaus, California. His birthdate is Feb. 23, 1921. My mom was married to him on Feb. 16, 1942 an divorced him on Feb. 29, 1943.

  3. Marsha Bybee<>, Ancestry World Tree Project: DeMouth (internet).
  4. M Celius (<>), email 25 Jan 2010.
  5. Ibid.
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