|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1900|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 1984|
Ruby Jane Bowman was the daughter of Joel H. and Sarah Ellen Denson Bowman. Her parents are buried in Muse Cemetery. She shares a stone with her husband, Jasper Howard Woody Sr. They were married 65 years.
OBITUARY: Palestine (TX) Herald-Press, Tuesday, 20 March 1984:
ELKHART—Funeral services for Ruby Woody, 83, of Rt. 1, will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, The Rev. Rick Kelly officiating. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Hassell & Foster Funeral Home.
Mrs. Woody died today at her home after a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 29, 1900, a daughter of Joel Bowman and Sarah Denson Bowman. A longtime Elkhart resident, she was a member of First Baptist Church.
Her husband, Howard Woody Sr., preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 1983.
Survivors include two daughters, Junita Underwood of Lancaster and Freida Cave of Mesquite; two sons, J.H. Woody Jr. and Jerry Glenn Woody, both of Elkhart; two sisters, Opal Ford of Jacksonville and Ardolia Packard of Rusk; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, including Zelma Knott of Elkhart.
Pallbearers will be Jack Woody, Homer Woody, Howard Huffman, Bennie Joe McInnis, W.A. Montgomery and Richard Grigsby.
Remains will lie in state at First Baptist Church, from 2:30 p.m. Wednesday until service time.
Condolence calls will be received at the Jerry Woody residence, Rt. 1.
Joel Harrison Bowman (1863 - 1936)
Sarah E Denson Bowman (1864 - 1941)
Jasper Howard Woody (1897 - 1983)*
Junita E. Woody Underwood (1920 - 2015)*
Jasper Howard Woody (1927 - 2005)*
Callie Bell Bowman Montgomery (1885 - 1918)**
William Diamond Bowman (1894 - 1948)*
Ruby Jane Bowman Woody (1900 - 1984)
Ardolia O. Bowman (1907 - 1994)*
Aug. 29, 1900
Mar. 20, 1984
Married 65 Yrs.
Garden Of Memories
Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
Record added: Sep 11, 2007
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