Ruby V. Archambo Convery, age 94, and resident of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2013.
Ruby Viola Murphy was born June 17, 1919 in Bartlesville. She was the daughter of Aaron LeRoy Murphy and Anna Pearl (Holley) Murphy. She was raised and completed her education in Bartlesville. She graduated high school with the Bartlesville Senior Class of 1936.
Ruby and Edward Abraham Archambo were united in marriage on July 3, 1935 and they established their home in Bartlesville. Mr. Archambo was the owner/operator of Archambo Cleaners. He preceded Ruby in death on November 5th, 1949. Ruby continued her home in Bartlesville to be near her children.
On January 3, 1953, Ruby and Francis James "Frank" Convery were married at Elkton, Maryland, making their home in Bartlesville. Mr. Convery preceded Ruby in death on March 14, 1980.
Mrs. Convery had been active as a music teacher and also did alternations for Barbara's and Herrin's Dress Shop. She joined her son, Mark Archambo, as a receptionist in the firm of Archambo & Mueggenborg C.P.A.'s in 1977 where she remained for 17 years. She was retired in 1995.
She was a long-time member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Bartlesville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward Archambo; her husband, Frank Convery; and her sister, Lorena Morgan.
Survivors include her children, Phyllis Raye Rathbun and her husband, Alwin, of Bartlesville, Sara Kathryn Colaw and her husband, Rene, of Bartlesville, Edward Allen Archambo and his wife, Patricia, of Texarkana, Texas, Dale LeRoy Archambo, of Bartlesville, and Mark Wayne Archambo and his wife, Cathy, of Bartlesville; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; and her sister, Mrs. Isobel Sharp.
If there are those who would like to remember Mrs. Convery with a charitable contribution in her name, the family suggests the Senior Adult Ministries of the First Church of the Nazarene, Bartlesville.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4:00 PM, with family present, in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey Ave.
Services will be held on Monday, at 10:00 AM in the First Church of the Nazarene Church, Bartlesville. Interment will follow the service in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.honoringmemories.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home.