Ruth Coulson Obituary

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Ruth Bailey Coulson

May 24, 1921 - March 21, 2014
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Ruth Bailey Coulson passed away on Friday morning, the 21st of March 2014, in Houston, at the age of 92. Ruth was born in Caddo Mills, Texas, and moved to Houston at the age of 15. She graduated from San Jacinto High School in the class of '39 and then from Houston Business College. Ruth served as a legal secretary for 15 years at Vinson & Elkins Law Firm. She served as President of the following organizations: Houston Baptist University Auxiliary, President's Advisors Guild of Houston Baptist University, Women of Rotary, The Ladies Reading Club and the Edna Gladney Auxiliary of Houston. She was a member of the American Museum...
Ruth Bailey Coulson passed away on Friday morning, the 21st of March 2014, in Houston, at the age of 92.

Ruth was born in Caddo Mills, Texas, and moved to Houston at the age of 15. She graduated from San Jacinto High School in the class of '39 and then from Houston Business College.

Ruth served as a legal secretary for 15 years at Vinson & Elkins Law Firm. She served as President of the following organizations: Houston Baptist University Auxiliary, President's Advisors Guild of Houston Baptist University, Women of Rotary, The Ladies Reading Club and the Edna Gladney Auxiliary of Houston.

She was a member of the American Museum Society and the Texas Society of Professional Engineers Auxiliary. She and her husband served as President of the Parents Club of Second Baptist School. She was Director and teacher of four year olds at South Main Baptist Church for many years. She served as Vice President, Outreach Leader and Missions Director of the E.P. West Bible Class of Second Baptist Church.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Bennett Coulson; son, Craig Bailey Coulson; parents, Henry and Vera Bailey; brother, Bose Bailey and his wife Evelyn; brother, Hubert Bailey and his wife Marguerite; brother, Hill Bailey and his wife Evelyn; brother, Jack Bailey; sister-in-law, Zola. She is survived by her son, Lloyd Bennett Coulson; daughter, Janet Ruth Coulson Maberry and her husband John; granddaughters, Caroline Buford Coulson and Shanna Leigh Coulson; and great-grandchildren, Tyler Bennett Golden, Bailey Janine Golden and Coulson Ray Golden; brother, Forrest Bailey; sister, Gerry Bailey Maddox and her husband Jim; sister-in-law, Mozelle Bailey.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five o'clock in the afternoon until seven o'clock in the evening on Friday, the 28th of March, in the drawing room of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston.

A funeral service is to be conducted at ten o'clock in the morning on Saturday, the 29th of March, in the Jasek Chapel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, where Rev. Brad Goad, Associate Pastor at Second Baptist Church, and Dr. Doug Hodo are to officiate.

Honored to serve as casket bearers during Saturday's service are Rickey Bailey, Ty Bailey, Ryan Bailey, Sam Lopez, Bobby Hill Bailey, Bruce Bailey, Ty Golden and Coulson Golden.

The interment is to follow, via an escorted cortege, at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions in Mrs. Coulson's name be directed to the Houston Baptist University Endowment Fund, 7502 Fondren Rd., Houston, TX, 77074; or to Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway Dr., Houston, TX, 77057.

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"Lloyd: I am so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. I take comfort in knowing that she knew the Lord and served Him through her church and in her..." BJ Benton (Atlanta, GA)

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