David and Ruth Groom, both 73, and residents of Spickard, died Monday, November 28, 2022 at their residence.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2022 at Resthaven Mortuary north of Trenton.
Burial was in Half Rock Cemetery northeast of Spickard.
Ruth was born June 20, 1949 at Trenton, the daughter of C.J and Veva Cunningham Anderson. She graduated from Spickard High School and attended North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Before retiring she was employed by Barnes Greenhouse, Casey™s and then the Senior Center, all of Trenton. She loved reading, doing crosswords puzzles, shopping with friends, camping and spending time with family.
David was born April 13, 1949 in Corydon, IA, the son of Harold and Fonda Graham Groom. He graduated from Albany High School and attended North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Before retiring, he was employed at Modine of Trenton. He loved hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
Ruth and David were married August 25, 1968.
Survivors include their daughter and son-in-law, Mindy and Allen Williams of Kearney; their grandchildren, Tristan, Tatum, Trinety and Saige Williams and Corda and Emma Brown.
Other survivors for Ruth are three brothers, Lowell Dean Anderson of Tindall, Mike Anderson of Trenton and Gary Lee of Spickard; and many family and friends who loved them dearly.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, CJ and Veva Anderson; her step-mother, Helen Anderson; her son, Chad; daughter, Angie; brother, Gordon Anderson; and step-brother, John Lee.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Fonda Groom; his son, Chad; daughter, Angie; and his brother, Galen Groom.