Jun. 28, 1877 Meridian Lauderdale County Mississippi, USA
Dec. 6, 1962 Corsicana Navarro County Texas, USA
Both of Ruby's parents died when she was young and she was raised by her mother's parents, David and Catherine Powe Williams. She married Robert Emmett Whorton when she was 15 years of age and they had 7 children: Lurline, Velma, Edna, Robert, Ruth, Clara and Joe. She was blessed with 12 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Emmett died in 1928 and she lived with various children until she died of colon cancer Dec 6, 1962. She was a calm, quiet and sweet person. She was laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery beside Emmett.