Join the family, friends and colleagues of Ruth Jones McClendon for a funeral mass celebration of her life, passion and accomplishments on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. You can watch the service right here in this page, live, or replay it later.
Replay the video as family, friends and colleagues of Ruth Jones McClendon came together for a funeral mass celebration of her life, passion and accomplishments on Dec. 28, 2017 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Before representing the residents of District 120 in the Texas House of Representatives for nearly 20 years, Ruth Jones McClendon was a San Antonio City Councilwoman, representing District 2 on the city's East Side. Her mission of public service began while campaigning for Congresswoman Barbara Jordan.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 19 2017 - 3:31pm
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Ruth Jones McClendon, the former longtime state representative from San Antonio, has died. She was 74. State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, McClendon's successor, said she died this morning at her home in San Antonio.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 10 2011 - 3:52pm
A town hall meeting on the future of higher education and Texas' projected budget shortfall drew dozens of residents to St. Philip's College on San Antonio's East Side. Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-San Antonio, hosted the forum that featured Texas' Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes, who took questions from members of the audience at the filled 160-seat Heritage Room. Paredes warned that if state lawmakers approve wide-ranging cuts in education "we will have no money for new students, zilch, zero, nada."
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 7 2011 - 1:21pm
State Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-San Antonio, will be hosting a public forum to discuss possible measures to reduce Texas' projected $27 billion budget deficit during the 2001 legislative session.McClendon, whose 120th District covers most of San Antonio and Bexar County's East Side, announced the Thursday, Feb. 10 forum in a robocall received by a NOWCastSA staffer on Sunday, Feb. 6. The forum is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., according to the call.