Ruth Olive

Ruth Olive

In loving memory of

Ruth Olive


August 2, 1929- September 8,2021


Ruth Burdette Olive was born in Wolfcreek, West Virginia on August 2, 1929. She passed away Tuesday September 8, 2021, at the age of 92 years in Texas City, Texas.

Ruth was a longtime resident of Texas City, Texas and a member of First Baptist Church. She married Jess H. Olive, Jr. on August 3, 1954. She was an active member of FBC in Texas City, where she served singing in the choir for many years, taught 4th grade Sunday School Class and various activities. She loved to play the piano and she would play for her Sunday school class and at Elmcroft of the Mainland Nursing Home.

She was a teacher aid at FBC Kindergarten for 30 plus years. When she came home from West Virginia to Texas she worked as a lab technician a Monsanto for a couple of years.

Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Jess H. Olive, Jr.

Ruth is survived by her son, Tim Olive and wife Karen of Texas City, Texas, and daughter Kay Olive of Plano, Texas; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.



Tim Olive, Herb Frankovich, Ronnie Hazzard, Mark Johnson, Stephen Perry, Richard Walker.


Honorary Pallbearers:

Charles Bludworth, Gary Feddersen, David House, Randy Johnson, Nub Selman.


In lieu of normal remembrances: friends who wish may make memorial gifts to FBC of Texas City’s Children Ministry in memory of Ruth Olive.