Ruby Held

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Ruby Viola Crabtree Held, 92, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born July 31, 1914, at Burfordville, daughter of George F. and Cora Bell McClard Sanders. She and Gilbert John Crabtree were married Aug. 9, 1940. He died April 25, 1966. She then married Alvin A. Held Feb. 22, 1980. He died April 20, 1990.

Mrs. Held was a cook 21 years with Scott City School District. She was a member of Broadway Methodist Church in Scott City.

Survivors include a son, Michael Crabtree of Scott City; three grandchildren, Scott Crabtree of Fruitland, Tabatha Crabtree of Dexter, Mo., Stephanie Crabtree of Cape Girardeau; and a great-granddaughter, Sophia Crabtree.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Don Kuehle will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery at Scott City.