Ruth Ann Sickles, age 55, a former resident of Ft. Scott, and more recently of LaHarpe, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at her home in LaHarpe. She was born October 27, 1962, in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, the daughter of Ralph A. Crawford, Sr. and Hazel Ellen Webber Crawford. Ruth married Roger L. Sickles on February 14, 1983. While living in Ft. Scott, Ruth had worked as a waitress for Boone and Dauben and also the Sale Barn Café. She later did spraying work for Green Touch.
Survivors include a brother, Ralph A. Crawford, and wife, Shelly, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri; a half-sister, Candie Horton of Topeka, Kansas and Adryan and Landen Nading who affectionately called her Aunt Ruth.
Rev. Trena Cooper will conduct funeral services at 7:00 P.M. Monday, January 22 at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Following funeral services, there will be cremation. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5:00 P.M. until service time at the chapel. Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.