Ruby Jewell Venable, daughter of the late Marvin Waddell and Effie McClain Waddell, was born March 18, 1928 in Sumach, Mo., and departed this life Friday, March 2, 2012, at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 13 days.
Ruby married Wayne Venable on Dec. 24, 1959, who preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1983. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jeff Pirtle; two brothers, G.W. Waddell and Wimp Waddell and two sisters, Laverne Roden and Juanita Harris.
She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Huskey and husband, Jeff, of Kennett; four grandchildren, Nicole and Emily Huskey, Leslie Harvey and Jeffery Pirtle, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m.. to 8 p.m., Sunday, March 4, at McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 5, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Tim Abanathy officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Mike Harris, Keith Waddell, Tommy McMahon, Harlon Loafman, Elmer Coffel and Terry Baker.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.