“She was loved”Ruth Jensen Higginbotham passed away May 7, 2010. She was born May 14, 1915 to James C. Jensen and Sarah Jeppsen Jensen. Her father died May 24, 1915, and Ruth was raised by her mother and her sister, Mabel Forsgren.Ruth graduated from Box Elder High School and then Weber Junior College in 1935. She worked as a legal secretary until she married Jack Higginbotham on April 27, 1940 in Brigham City, Utah. After their marriage Ruth and Jack lived in Denver, Washington, D. C. and Salt Lake City.Ruth was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from childhood to her death. Ruth was always an active person, willing to help and serve others. She volunteered as a hostess at the LDS Church Office Building for 13 years and then for many years as secretary for the Church telephone Help Line answering service of the Social Services Department. She also served in many stake and ward positions as secretary, counselor, and as ward Relief Society president.With Jack, Ruth went on many cruises and tours around the world, and she enjoyed plays and the symphony. She was also an expert seamstress.Ruth is survived by her husband, Jack; two sons and their spouses, Val and Liisa, and David and Gail; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. All of them loved Ruth, as did those with whom she worked.Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Little Cottonwood First Ward, 6350 South Rodeo Lane. A viewing will be held Sunday, \nMay 23rd from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St., and at the church on Monday, May 24th from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Interment will be at the Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Utah.