Mrs. Ruth Markham, 85, of Thomaston, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Riverside Health and Rehab.Mrs. Markham was a native of Ames, Iowa, and had lived in Thomaston since 1960. She was a retired drug clerk at Upson Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Markham was married for 55 years to Mr. Jim Markham, who preceded her in death in 2004. She was a member of the St. Peter The Rock Catholic Church.Mrs. Markham is survived by a daughter, Mary Jo (Terry) Baxter of Griffin; two sons, Jim (Linda) Markham of Woodstock and John (Barbara) Markham of Davidson, N.C.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Funeral services for Mrs. Markham will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the St. Peter The Rock Catholic Church in The Rock, Ga., with Father Neil Herlihy officiating. Burial will be in South View Cemetery in Thomaston.Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at pasleyfletcher.com. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Markham may be made to the St. Peter The Rock Catholic Church, P.O. Box 280, The Rock, Ga., 30285.Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.