Ruby Evangeline (Wells) Nicholson

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  • "Aunt Ruby had a wonderful full life,and a lovely family...."
    - Nancy Fox Blanks
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Ruby Evangeline Wells Nicholson died peacefully on the evening of October 31, 2015. She was 105 years, 5 months and 4 days old.
She is survived by her daughter, Jane Nicholson Scott; her son-in-law, Robert J. Scott; grandsons, Seth E. Scott and his wife Lucie and Grant N. Scott and his wife Melissa.
She enjoyed a 39 year teaching career that began in Casey County in one- and two-room schools that she accessed by horseback. During World War II she taught a semester of high school English and botany in Forkland, Ky.
The remainder of her teaching years, 1948 to 1975, was with the fifth grade in Nelson County Schools in Bardstown.
She loved flowers, gardening and above all the wonders of nature. She spent many hours of her twilight years in the beauty of John Bryan State Park near her home in Yellow Springs, Ohio and traveling the back country roads of Greene County, Ohio.
Her memory will be honored by a private family gathering.
Arrangements were by Conroy Funeral Home.
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Published in The Casey County News on Nov. 11, 2015