Ruby D. Marshall the daughter of Rev. Jesse E. Pratt and Lula Wilkinson Pratt was born in Rose Bud, Arkansas on August 2, 1925 and passed away at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab on October 16, 2012 at the age of 87 years.
Ruby was a retired school nurse at Green County Tech schools for 23 years. She retired from that position in 1987 and she had worked as a Deputy Tax Assessor for White County in Searcy, Arkansas before moving to Paragould in 1961. She attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas and was a member of the Grace United General Baptist Church of Paragould. She enjoyed helping people who were less fortunate than she was.
She was preceded in death by her parents Rev. Jesse and Lula Pratt, a sister Imogene Pratt and a brother-in-law-brother Cecil Oliver. She is survived by a sister Marjorie Oliver of Rose Bud, two nieces Betty and Jim Stalnaker of North Little Rock and Carol Spradlin of Quitman, great nephews Allen Dixon and Paul and Dorathy Spradlin and great niece Jane and Wes Ballard, great great nieces Christiana Dixon, Amber and Chandler Swan, Courtney Dixon and Ally Ballard besides other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Family Funeral Service Chapel and Funeral services will be in the Chapel at 2:00 PM by Rev. Michael Morrison. Interment will follow in the Rose Bud Cemetery by Family Funeral Service of Heber Springs. www.dwightfamilyfuneral.com