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Ruby Loraine Ehart Vickers

Ruby Loraine Ehart Vickers, 87, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2008, at Houston House in Houston, Missouri.

She was born on August 14, 1920 at Butler, Missouri, the daughter of John S. “Jack” and Minnie Martha (Gaston) Ehart.

She was united in marriage to Arlie Dean Vickers on March 19, 1938.

Ruby enjoyed going to church, cooking, traveling and going to the senior center on Thursday nights.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arlie Dean; and a sister, Lyda Mae Flowers.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Jones of Solo, Missouri, Terry Dennis of Eldon, Missouri, Deana Vickers of Springfield, Missouri, and Cheryl Josephson of Plato, Missouri; her son, Tim Vickers of Versailles, Kentucky; one brother, Bill Ehart of California; eleven grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and one great great grandson. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Services were at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at the funeral chapel with Rev. Wesley Wallace officiating. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials to the Ruby Vickers Nursing Scholarship Fund.

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