February 24, 1929 - October 24, 2011
Ruby Gilmore, age 82, of Fulton, departed this life Monday, October 24, 2011, in Fulton, Missouri. Ruby was born February 24, 1929, in Briar, Missouri, to Perry and Flossie (Baker) Smith. Ruby was married to Ray Gilmore on May 21, 1949. They were married 61 years. Ray passed on June 1, 2010. Ruby worked for Vitronics for 32 years before she retired. She loved her flowers, especially her mums. Ruby was a wonderful Auntie and a great person. She will truly be missed. She is survived by a step-daughter, Mable Jean Gilmore of Fenton, Missouri; two sisters, Ruth Haney of Doniphan and Ethiel Mossman of Kentucky; one sister-in-law, Eunice McCaleb of Fulton, Missouri; many nieces and nephews and one very special nephew, Donald McCaleb. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, nine brothers and one sister. Visitation will begin at noon Friday, October 28, 2011, at the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Brother Hubert Payne officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.