Carpenter, Ruby Lamb Griffin
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85, of Sun City, Arizona journeyed to Jesus on October 23, 2013. She was born on May 31, 1928 in Morton, Texas and moved to Glendale, Arizona in 1939. She is survived by husband Raymond E. Carpenter, daughters Nancy (Jerry) Kelley, Cathy Griffin (Don Dial), Debbie (Marc) Weidinger, five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, siblings Ruth Lamb Smith and Murray (Bill) Lamb. She was predeceased by her first husband Roy Griffin and siblings Burnie Lamb, Joe Lamb and Louise Griffin. Ruby was the sunshine in the life of everyone she met and was affectionately called 'Ravishing Ruby'. She was an avid quilter, cribbage player and had a passion for loving her family with her southern cooking. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday November 9, 2013 at 10am at Central Christian Church, 8600 W Glendale Avenue, Glendale, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Tremble Clefs or AZ ASSIST. Mail checks payable to the organization of your choice and mail to ATTN: Debbie Weidinger, c/o Mesa Baptist Church, 2425 S. Alma School Road, Mesa, AZ 85210.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 3, 2013