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Official Obituary of

Ruby Clarice Williams

1939 ~ 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Ruby Williams Obituary

Ruby Clarice Williams was born in Columbus, Texas. As a young girl attending Columbus Colored School, she was a Majorette. During this time, she met her future husband, Herman D. Williams. They married and their loving union birthed eight children. They raised their family in Alleyton, Texas where she remained a stay-at-home mother and wife. Ruby and Herman remained together for 49 years before his passing.  

Ruby was a special person and loving mother. She enjoyed family gatherings and loved gardening and cooking. She was an amazing mother, wife, friend, daughter, and especially a grandmother and great-grandmother.

Ruby passed away peacefully at her home on February 28, 2024. She leaves to cherish her loving memories eight children which consist of five daughters: Erma Jean Clark (Greg), Arlene Blackmon (Sylvester), Thelma Pope (Carl), Mary Etta Williams, and Marsha Reed (Dedric); and three sons: Herman Williams, Jr. (Pam), Cunningham Williams (Pam), and Travis Williams. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren: Vanessa Clark, Cunneishia Williams, Robert Thompson, Jr., Melquin Freison, Avery White, Hillary Thompson, Sean Brown, Jr., Alayna Williams, Travis Williams, Jr., Furnis Anderson, Asia Reed, and India Reed; seven great-grandchildren: Kynnedi Brown, Kaydence Brown, Kaleb Brown, Dallas Taylor, D'Troit Freison, Skylar Young, and Jordan Nevels; three brothers: Lenius Woods, Charles Woods, and James Woods; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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March 8, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ben Davis Funeral Home
931 Preston Street
Columbus, TX 78934

Celebration of Life
March 9, 2024

1:00 PM
St Paul United Methodist Church
916 Fannin Street
Columbus, TX 78934

March 9, 2024

3:00 PM
Alleyton Cemetery
FM 102
Alleyton, TX 78935


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