Reverend Ruth Lucille Droll passed away on February 28, 2019 in Grants, New Mexico. She was born on March 13, 1941 in Peoria, Illinois. She was 77 years of age.
Pastor Ruth attended Bible College Minneapolis, Minnesota 1959-1963. She was a missionary for 55 years. She was the Pastor at Prewitt Assembly of God Church for 35 years, she led children’s ministries and did outreach work in different parts of the Navajo, Sioux, and Apache reservations. She spent 20 years on 5 different missions. 10 overseas missions; 2 in Africa, 4 in Russia, 2 in Central America, 1 South America, and 1 in Israel. She was devoted to God and was an inspiration to countless people.
She is survived by her church family of the Prewitt Assembly of God and Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Peoria, Illinois. She has numerous friends, she leaves behind. She was deeply loved and will be missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Elisha John Droll and Lorene Beulah West-Droll.
On Monday March 4, 2019 a homecoming celebration was held at 10:00 am at Prewitt Assembly of God Church with Pastor Jason Yazzie and Reverend Ray Jenkins officiated. Interment was at Grants Memorial Park. A reception was held after services at the Cow Palace.
Pallbearers included; Alvert McCarthy, Sean Dona, Paul Turner, Kenrick Kenneth, Isaiah Ethridge, Xavier Hudson, David Turner, and Kory Dona.
Honorary Pallbearers included all members of the Prewitt Assembly of God.
Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup is entrusted with arrangements.