Ruth Elizabeth Carnill, 94, of Turlock, went home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2013. Born on February 6, 1919 in Ahmeek, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Mary Arola. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Turlock. Ruth devoted her life to education, retiring after thirty years of teaching high school. She remained active in the American Association of University Women and Retired Teachers Associations. She is survived by her daughter Rina Tury and husband Robert of Turlock; son Gregory Carnhill and wife Kathryn of Gerrardstown, WV; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in her death by her husband John, son John Jr., brother Wesley and sister Alvina. A Celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at 2:00p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2619 N. Berkeley Ave., Turlock, Ca. A reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested for the First Presbyterian Church of Turlock, at the above address or Turlock AAUW, P.O. Box 2373, Turlock, Ca 95381.