Ruth R. Leonard was born July 17, 1925 in West, TX and passed away March 30, 2010. She resided in Willis, TX for the past 36 years. She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William Nathaniel Leonard; her son William N. Leonard, Jr. (Buddy); son-in-law Raymond Read; mother Pearl Davis McCollaum; father Jody McCollaum; sister Alice Mears; brother Alvin McCollaum; and sister Dude Courtney. She is survived by her sister Minnie Parson; two daughters Billie R. Read, and Susan C. Williams and spouse Orval H. Williams; daughter-in-law Sheila Leonard; and son-in-law Fred Deusinger. She was a wonderful Nannie to her grandchildren: Mike Read and spouse, Alice; Mark Read and spouse, Debbie; Cory Crofton and spouse, Cheryl; Natasha Bashaw and spouse Robb; Kent Deusinger and spouse, Esmeralda; Rebecca Barrera and spouse, Freddy; Kara Trotter and spouse, Jonathan; Nicole Leonard; Cody Leonard and Melanie; and Kendal Leonard. Her great grandchildren are Ryan, Reagan, Kyle and Rhett Read; Sydney and Connor Crofton; Chloe Walker, Ashley and Aubrey Barrera; Kaylee, Ryan, and soon to be Bryson Trotter; Chloe Leonard, Evie Leonard, Abigail Bashaw, and Kendra Deusinger. She was a sweet and kindhearted wife, mother, and Nannie. She dedicated her life to her family.