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Ruby Edwards

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, Ruby Alice Edwards, beloved matriarch and friend, passed away at the age of 85.

Ruby was born on May 27, 1934 in Menard, Texas to John Henry and Eva Mae Overstreet. 

She married Don (Donnie) Edwards on November 12, 1956, and the couple raised two sons, Greg and Joe John. 

The couple followed Don’s coaching profession all over Texas and even into New Mexico, eventually retiring to Dublin in 1994. After 42 years of marriage, Don passed away in 1999. Ruby was remarried in 2004 to Mark Anthony, until his death in 2014.

She was an active member of Cottonwood Church for over 25 years. 

Ruby was preceded in death by her father, John Henry; her mother, Eva Mae; her first husband, Don; her second husband, Mark; and her son, Joe John.

She is survived by her brother, Morris; her son, Greg; her daughters-in-law, Melanie and Juli; her grandchildren, Scott, Lana, Alexandra, John-Marc, Mariah, and Tessa; their spouses and her great grandchildren, Riley, Reese, Ryker, Ian, Ainsley, Owen, Emory, Brooklyn, Liam, and Finnley.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at Cottonwood Church, 273 Co Rd 527 in Dublin, at 10 a.m. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3.

The burial will proceed, Monday, Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. at the Johnson Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo, Texas.

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