Ruthmary Braithwaite Coles, age 76, passed away on May 11, 2015. Ruthmary was born in Provo, UT on June 26, 1938 to Leonard and Violet Braithwaite. She married Floyd Coles on June 26, 1959 in the Manti Temple. Ruthmary was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings including: Relief Society President, Stake Relief Society Presidency, Primary Teacher and much more. Ruthmary and Floyd also served an LDS mission in Elberta, UT on the Church Farm. Ruthmary spent her childhood in Provo, UT attending school, from elementary through college. She was an active member of 4H and winner of blue ribbons on a regular basis. During this time she also learned her love for sewing and crafting. She earned the Utah Wool Growers Association award for sewing her wool suit and entered it into the State Fair. A little known fact about Ruthmary is that she played the accordion. She graduated from Provo High School and then from BYU with and Bachelors of Science. Upon graduation from college Ruthmary began her teaching career in Home Economics at the Junior High School. In 1970 Ruthmary and Floyd moved from the Salt Lake City area to Cedar City and purchased a home on the East side of town. Here she continued her love for sewing and teaching anyone willing to learn. Ruthmary loved serving others. She taught cooking classes at the adult high school in Cedar City for a couple of years. Each year at election time she volunteered her services as an election judge. She is survived by three children, David (Kallie) Coles, Mary (Paul) Cozzens, Kenneth (Traci) Coles, 10 grandchildren, one brother, Lee Braithwaite, and one sister, Rosemarie Smith. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Cedar City 1st Ward (Rock Church). Viewings will be on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May, 20 2015 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Southern Utah Mortuary (190 North 300 West, Cedar City, UT). Interment will be at the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.