Ruby Welker

Tuesday, January 29, 2002

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ruby Welker, 85, of Marble Hill died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at Eldercare.

She was born Dec. 15, 1916, at Mayfield, Mo., daughter of Cleveland and Ida Hanners Hale. She and Bennett Welker were married Feb. 24, 1935. He died May 13, 1990.

Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Kirkpatrick of Marble Hill, Velda Robins of Collierville, Tenn.; a brother, Harold Hale of Marble Hill; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son and a brother.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Eddie Long officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery near Marble Hill.