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Ruby Dean (Childers) Spence

1943 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Ruby Dean (Childers) Spence Obituary
May 31, 1943 - December 22, 2015

Ruby Dean was born in Oklahoma to Andy and Ruby Childers. She had two brothers Deon and Ronnie Childers. In her early childhood, the family moved to California and settled in Olivehurst where she grew up in a home built by her father and raised in a church where her father was a well-loved preacher. In her youth, Ruby Dean enjoyed singing with her cousins at special church events or at home with her mother, whom she was named after.

Ruby had five children, James Willis, Bryan Willis, Jeff Huber, Tracy Bullard (Huber), and Shannon Krelle (Spence). She enjoyed seeing her seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She found pleasure in making meals for her loved ones and any guest that happened to visit her home.

Ruby had a successful cleaning business. For thirty-five years, she served the residents and many businesses in the Yuba-Sutter area. She strived for excellence and made homes look sparkling and beautiful. Her clients appreciated her noble work ethic and friendly demeanor.

She is preceded in death by her husband Norman Spence, parents Andy and Ruby Childers, brother Ronnie Childers, and son James Willis.

She was well-loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 5, 2016
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