Ruth C. Harmon

Ruth C. Harmon passed away on July 7, 2019. Visitation will be Friday, July 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. Both services will be held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 501 Atlantic St., Baytown, Texas, Pastor R.D.  Montgomery, Officiating. Interment Sterling-White Cemetery. Final Arrangements Entrusted To: Troy B. Smith Professional Services, 9013 Scott Street, Houston, Texas, 77051, (713)734-8769.

At 8:30 p.m. on July 7, 2019, Ruth C. Harmon passed away surrounded by family and loved ones in her home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at the age of 95.

Ruth was born March 10, 1924, to the late William and Lizzie Cavil, in Milano, Texas.

She graduated from O.J. Thomas, in Cameron, Texas, in 1942. She also attended Prairie View A&M University and Lee College.

Ruth was employed by Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District as a school secretary for George Washington Carver High School and Robert E. Lee High School. She retired in 1988 and was passionate about affecting the most positive change in people. 

Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Marcellus Harmon, Sr., her sons, Errol McLaughlin, Sr. and Marcellus Harmon, Jr., and her siblings, Paul Cavil, Orressa Rector, Irene Griffin, and Ida Baker.

She leaves as her legacy her daughter, Kay Mitchum, brother, Jafus Cavil (Florence), daughter-in-laws, Ernestine McLaughlin and Marcella Harmon, grandchildren, Errol McLaughlin, Jr. (Sharon), Laurence Harmon (Mandy), Azuree Mitchum (Reggie Jackson) and Lauren Harmon (Jason Bayone), great-grandchildren, Madison, Trevarious, Makayla, Nathan, Braelynn, and Errol Joseph, and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, July 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.

Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. Both services will be held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 501 Atlantic St., Baytown, Texas, Pastor R.D.  Montgomery, Officiating. Interment Sterling-White Cemetery.

Final Arrangements Entrusted To: Troy B. Smith Professional Services, 9013 Scott Street, Houston, Texas, 77051, (713)734-8769.