Ruth Ann (Matlock) Ricker, born August 2, 1922 to her parents Ruth Blanks Matlock and William Tillman Matlock of San Angelo. She passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014.Ann had one older brother Wm. T. Matlock, Jr., who died in 1980 and one younger sister, Julie Holtze and one other brother, Dr. Gibb B. Matlock of Dallas, Texas.
Ann graduated from San Angelo High School and attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and San Angelo College. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Jr. League of San Angelo, a docent at San Angelo Fine Arts Museum, and Delta Delta Delta sorority.
She is survived by two daughters; Julia Ryon Berg and husband Roy of Lago Vista, Texas, and Rebecca Ryon of San Angelo. She also has two loved grandchildren; David T James III and wife Rose, and Katherine Harding and husband Richard of San Angelo and two great grandsons; Sabestian James and Maximilliano James. A second beloved grandson, Noel James, died in 1898. As well as other nieces, nephews, and friends.
She enjoyed many family and friends, travel, playing bridge, art, antiques, and flower gardens. She worked for many years, civil service in WWII after the death of her first husband, Ben Angell. Then, Neiman Marcus in Dallas, and she had her own gift shop for 12 years.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, April 7, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in San Angelo. A private burial will take place following.