She retired from George's Inc. in Butterfield, MO as a USDA Inspector and was of Baptist faith.
Ruby is survived by one daughter: Kathy Grieshaber and husband, Scott, of St. Joseph, MO; one brother: Eldon McCracken, Purdy; one sister-in-law: Darlene McCracken; four grandchildren: Brandon and Kayla Grieshaber, Rayetta Combs and husband, Jeremy, and Matthew Tracy; two great-grandchildren: Payton and Billy Combs and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by both her parents, Floyd and Mayme; husband, Curtis; two sons: Donald Shanafelt and Curtis (Chip) Betterton; and two brothers: Danny and Jim.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO with Rev. Jerry Nickle officiating. Burial to follow services at Arnhart Cemetery in Purdy, MO.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO.