Ruby June Davis, age 90 of Sparta, Missouri passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2023, in Ozark Riverview Manor. Ruby was born March 25, 1932, in Lakeview, Arkansas, the daughter of Tony and Jessie Ruth (Partee) Housh. On February 20, 1951, Ruby was united in marriage to Ted Davis, who preceded her in death June 7, 2012, after celebrating 61 years of marriage together.
Ruby enjoyed the rural life on the farm and worked diligently every day doing farm tasks. She helped milk cows, raised large vegetable gardens and prepared honey from the beehives. During her children’s younger years, she and her mother enjoyed sewing their clothes. Ruby was a faithful member of Shady Grove Baptist Church for over 65 years and was baptized at a young age. She devoted time to teaching Sunday School classes, caring for Vacation Bible School children and preparing their snacks. When she became a grandmother, she enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sports events and special occasions.
Ruby is survived by two daughters Rosemary Fulton, Violet Elaine Caylor and husband Paul; a daughter-in-law Lana Davis; three grandchildren Ryan Fulton and wife Angel, Stephanie Davis, and Kyle Davis; three great-grandchildren Aysha Fulton, Mya Fulton, and Rhett Fulton. In addition to her husband, Ruby was also preceded in death by parents, son Tony Michael Davis, son-in-law Richard (Butch) Fulton and brother Jack Housh.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, March 19, 2023, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Burial will follow in Eisenhour Cemetery, Spokane, Missouri. Visitation will be held one hour prior in the funeral home and begin at 1:00 P.M. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com
Bob & Lynn Caylor saysMarch 17, 2023 at 3:12 pm
June, my sister-in-law’s mother (Violet) I got to know June a little, but it don’t take long to know she was a sweet lady with a kind sole. I grieve for her family knowing she will be missed. Knowing she was a part of Jesus’s flock warms my heart with joy.
June, thanks for the warm memories!