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Ruby May Cole Wilkerson
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1930
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 2009
Stephens County
Texas, USA

Ruby C. Wilkerson, 78, of Breckenridge, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at Villa Haven Health & Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Bethany Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Bearden officiating. Graveside services will follow 3:30 p.m. in the China Spring Cemetery.

Ruby May was born in El Paso, Texas, to the late Rev. James Fred Cole and Dorothy (Tarrence) Cole. She graduated from Austin High School in El Paso, in 1947, and went on to attend Four C Business School in Waco. She lived most of her adult life in Waco, where she was a clerk for the drivers' license division of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Ruby married Dorance Orville "D.O." Wilkerson on July 30, 1976, in Waco. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and sharing the love of Jesus with her children. For over 30 years of her life, she taught and directed Preschool Sunday School in the churches she served. She also trained many preschool workers for preschool ministry. In December 2002, Ruby moved to Breckenridge where she was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Jim Cole and John Ed Cole; and one sister, Doris Cole.

Ruby is survived by sons, David Wilson and wife, Lou Alice, of Greensboro, N.C., and Danny Wallace and wife, Susan, of Mineral Wells; daughters, Pamela Brown and husband, Gary, of Pagosa Springs, Colo., and Doris Bearden and husband, Don, of Breckenridge; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Cole and wife, Jean, of Hackleburg, Ala.; and a sister, Lena Ruth Risinger, of Youngtown, Ariz.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 1/14/2009...V3
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  James Fredrick Cole (1896 - 1947)
  Dorothy Tarrence Cole (1898 - 1979)
  Dorance Orville Wilkerson (1911 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
China Spring Cemetery
China Spring
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jan 14, 2009
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Ruby May <i>Cole</i> Wilkerson
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- Rest in heavenly peace ~*Ladypepper*~
 Added: Jan. 14, 2009

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