Ruby A. Neel

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Ruby A. Neel, 99, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center. She was born June 18, 1911, in Nevada, to Winnie Walter Reed and Martha Pauline Marquardt Reed. She married Clyde L. Ray in 1932, and he preceded her in death in 1980. She married Lloyd Neel in 1981 and he preceded her in death in 1997.

Ruby grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1929. She worked as a secretary at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. When she came back to Nevada, she worked as a secretary at Farm and Home Savings and Loan Co., for 18 years, retiring in 1955. Ruby was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Nevada.

Survivors include one son, Jim Reed Ray, Las Vegas, Nev., and one nephew, Roger Ray, Plano, Texas.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. at Deepwood Cemetery in Nevada. Friends may call now and until 10:30 a.m., Saturday, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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