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Sharon (Shari) Victoria Ruff

   Sharon (Shari) Victoria Ruff, 67 of Vernon, died on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in Wichita Falls.
   Graveside service will be held Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Ruff was born Sunday, Aug. 8, 1948 in Chittenango, N.Y. She was the daughter of the late Henry M. Holmes and Edna Holmes. She married Peter (Pete) Walter Ruff, Jr. on Aug. 16, 1971 in Conway, Ark. He preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 2009. She worked in retail sales, as a short-order cook, head cook and Pizza Hut manager.  She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching football, baseball, basketball and hockey. She was a former figure skater and an avid league bowler.
   Surviving is her brother, Lewis Holmes of Crowell. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents and five infant children, Tammy M. Ruff, Thomas M. Ruff, John M. Ruff, Pete W. Ruff Jr. and Christina A. Ruff.
   Viewing will be Friday at 9 a.m. Friday until service time at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to Wilbarger County Humane Society or American Cancer Society.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at


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