|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1930|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 2008|
Kirksville (MO) Daily Express
25 Jun 2008
...Kirksville, Mo. - Ruby Mae Klingsmith, 77, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Monday (June 23, 2008) at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville, Missouri.
...Born December 1, 1930 in Gifford, Missouri, Ruby was the daughter of Samuel David and Nettie Mae (Zimmerman) Shumaker. On March 8, 1947 in Troy, Kansas, Ruby was united in marriage to Robert E. Klingsmith who preceded her in death on October 25, 1996.
...She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert D. Shumaker and Noel Dean Shumaker as a child; one niece, Sherry Willis and one nephew, Jim Ownbey.
...Ruby is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Ronald Edwin and Carol Klingsmith of Marceline, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharen Jean and Bob Jones of Kirksville, MO; three grandchildren, Suzy Coy and husband Chris, Shuan Klingsmith and Darcy White and husband Steve as well as six great-grandchildren, Zack and Isaac Coy, Justin and Jenna Klingsmith and Katelyn and Brett White.
...Ruby lived most of her life in Macon and Adair Counties. She received her education in the Gifford and LaPlata public schools. She was employed thirty-two years for Florsheim Shoe Factory until retiring.
...Ruby loved cooking, sewing, dancing and was a fantastic grandmother.
...For a number of years, Ruby was a member of the Gifford Christian Church where she was baptized and later attended the Union Temple Church of Kirksville. She was also a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.
...Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday (June 27, 2008) at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Pastor Philip Lyon officiating. Interment will follow the service at Yarrow Cemetery in Yarrow.
...Public visitation will start at 4:00 p.m. Thursday (June 26, 2008) with family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville.
...Casket bearers will be Joe Zeigler, Frank Oberle, Rick Sanford, Raymond Buck, Mike Zeigler and Tommy Hayes.
...Expressions of sympathy in memory of Ruby may be made to the Yarrow Cemetery Association. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.
Robert Emmert Klingsmith (1923 - 1996)*
Created by: Genealogy Bug Kate
Record added: Feb 01, 2012
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