Ruth Hall, 81, of California, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Tipton Oak Manor. She was born on March 11, 1931, in Shawnee, Kan., the daughter of Otis and Ruby (Magines) Sanders, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on October 6, 1951, in Clarksburg, to Marvin Hall, who preceded her in death on January 14, 1999. Ruth worked as a nursing tech from 1967 until retirement at Capital Region Medical Center. She was also a telephone operator in Elston, worked at the Dime Store in Jefferson City, Dept. of Revenue, and worked as a volunteer EMT at Mid-Mo Ambulance when it first started. She was a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church. Ruth enjoyed traveling, Bluegrass festivals, fishing, hunting, watching Cardinals baseball, and sewing. She graduated from Centertown High School in 1949. She is survived by: one son, Jerry Hall and wife Anna of Centertown; five daughters, Janice Faulconer of Jefferson City, Jean Campbell and husband Terry of California, Judy Baker and husband Kent of Jefferson City, Joyce Meyer and husband Paul of Tipton, and Julie Walters and husband Steve of California; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one son, Johnnie Hall on July 13, 1974, and one brother, Freddie Sanders on August 12, 2004. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 15, 2012 at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services. Burial will be at the High Point Cemetery. Officiating will be Pastor Jeremy Bernard. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services. Memorials are suggested to the Lebanon Baptist Church, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St. California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California.