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Ruby May Walls Alston
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Birth: May 10, 1922
Hanna
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1992
Waterville
Douglas County
Washington, USA

m: Luther Melvin Gooch (1912-1964) 25 Dec 1933 in Bryan Co, OK

Ruby May Alston, 70, a 14 year resident of Waterville, died Wednesday, July 29, 1992 at home.

She was born May 10, 1922, to Albert and Etta May (Wise) Walls at Hanna, Oklahoma. She was raised in Oklahoma.

She married Melvin Gooch at Durant, Oklahoma, in the late 1930s. She moved to Hughson, California in the early 1950s and married Forrest Alston on November 6, 1963 in Reno, Nevada. They moved to Loomis in 1966. She moved to Waterville after Mr. Alston died in 1978.

Survivors include two sons, William Albert Gooch of Lockford, California and John L. Gooch of Waterville; three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Rozella) Thompson of Walla Walla, Mrs. Jerry (Mary Ann) Manning of Kennewick and Mrs. Ray (Zadie) Stockman of Chelan; three brothers, Joe Wall of Bridgeport, Andrew Walls of Wenatchee and Clarence Walls of Rock Island; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 pm in the Colonial Chapel of the Jones and Jones funeral home in Wenatchee. Concluding and the interment followed in the Waterville cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to the Waterville Ambulance Fund in her name.

Arrangements were by the Waterville Funeral Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert William Walls (1888 - 1970)
  Etta Mae Wise Walls (1894 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Forrest Oren Alston (1921 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Minnie Rosezella Gooch Thompson (1936 - 2001)*
  Mary Ann May Gooch Manning (1938 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eva Lena Walls Black (1908 - 1974)*
  Smintha Ann Walls Kitchens (1912 - 1983)*
  Elmer Cephes Walls (1918 - 1983)*
  Ruby May Walls Alston (1922 - 1992)
  Albert Junior Walls (1929 - 1981)*
  Andrew F. Walls (1933 - 2000)*
  Joe W Walls (1938 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waterville Cemetery
Waterville
Douglas County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43607643
Ruby May <i>Walls</i> Alston
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