Ruby Bell Bryan, 89 year old resident of Heartsworth Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vinita, died on Monday, March 3, 2014. She was born on August 21, 1924 in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma to Robert E. and Zula Elmira (McCullough) Wilkerson. Bell graduated high school in Webbers Falls. She lived in Bartlesville for 25 years, also in Fredricksburg, Texas, and Broken Arrow, before moving to this area to be closer to family. Bell was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, where she served as Grand Matron, She was very proud of her time served. She was married to James Paul Bryan on January 25, 1964, he preceded her in death on January 5, 1994.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, five brothers and four sisters.
The family includes nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Friday March 7, 2014 at the Luginbuel Funeral Home in Vinita.
The graveside funeral will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Muskogee, with Pastor Gina Lee Jackson officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.honoringmemories.com.
Arrangements are by the Luginbuel Funeral Home in Vinita.