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Ruby Lea Alexander Allbright
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1936
Death: Nov. 16, 2012

BALLINGER Ruby Lea Allbright, 76, of Southlake, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in a Fort Worth hospital. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Lange Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the First Christian Church in Ballinger with Lynn Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Ballinger. Ruby was born on Aug. 21, 1936, in Gainesville to Gordon Lee and Esther Ruby (Sherrill) Alexander. After graduating from high school in Era, Ruby attended North Texas State University (University of North Texas), receiving her undergraduate degree, in 1959. She earned her master's degree from Texas Woman's University in 1965. She began her teaching career in 1959, in Leonard, Texas. She spent the rest of her 22 years, teaching Home Economics in the secondary school division within the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD. After retiring in 1984, Ruby and David, relocated to her husband's home town of Ballinger. Ruby married David Deane Allbright on July 8, 1961, in Gainesville. She joined the First Christian Church Ballinger in 1984, and had previously served as an Elder and Board member. Ruby was a member and past Worthy Matron of Ballinger Chapter 366, Order of the Eastern Star. Following David's death in 2009, Ruby moved back to the North Texas area to be closer to her children. She lived at The Carlyle in Southlake. She is survived by her son, Anthony Lee, wife Elizabeth and grandson Benjamin of Albuquerque, N.M.; son Charles Deane, wife Kathleen and grandchildren Claire and Joseph of Keller, Texas; daughter Andrea Beth of Hurst, Texas; brother Jim R. Alexander and wife Mona of Denton, Texas; and nephew Jason Alexander of Austin, Texas. The family request memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association or to a favorite charity .
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gordon Lee Alexander (1908 - 1998)
  Esther Ruby Alexander (1906 - 1998)
 
 Spouse:
  David Deane Allbright (1930 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Ballinger
Runnels County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec 6, Lot 950, Space 4
 
Created by: Frank Everett
Record added: Nov 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100790962
Ruby Lea <i>Alexander</i> Allbright
Added by: Sandra Brookshire Behne
 
Ruby Lea <i>Alexander</i> Allbright
Added by: Sandra Brookshire Behne
 
 
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- Frank Everett
 Added: Nov. 16, 2012
 
 
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