|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1927|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 2012|
Ruby Mae (Knight) Berry 1927-2012
Ruby Mae Berry, 85, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at her daughter's home.
Services will be held at a later date.
Ruby was born in Wallowa, one of five children born to Ralph and Bernice (Scott) Knight. She was raised and received her education in Wallowa, graduating from Wallowa High School in 1945.
She married her high school sweetheart, Lyle Berry, on Aug. 25, 1945, in Wallowa. They made their home in Wallowa until 1957 when they moved to Baker City. In 1961 they moved to Pendleton, before retiring in Wallowa in 1973. Lyle died in 1995. Ruby then moved to Walla Walla, Wash., and this past month moved to the Hillsboro area.
Ruby was a devoted wife and a loving mother to her three children. She worked as a librarian for the cities of Wallowa and Pendleton. Ruby had also owned and operated Pittsburgh Paint Supply in Wallowa for ten years.
She enjoyed gardening, horses, square dancing and watercolor painting. She was active in her church, First Christian Church, in every community where she lived. She enjoyed helping her husband Lyle build and fix homes for sale.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and two siblings.
Survivors include her three children and their spouses, Douglas and Coleen Berry of Pendleton, Debra Kelas of Hillsboro, and Jim and Marilyn Berry of John Day; brothers Leonard Knight and Ted Knight; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Ralph Knight (1907 - 1987)
Bernice Catherine Scott Knight (1907 - 1973)
Lyle Menford Berry (1925 - 1993)
Ruby Mae Knight Berry (1927 - 2012)
Jack Lee Knight (1943 - 2011)*
Herbert Dennis Knight (1949 - 1978)*
Created by: Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Record added: Nov 14, 2012
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