Ruby Alice Carlson, 91
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Ruby Alice Carlson, 91, of Oxford, IN died at Cumberland Pointe Healthcare Center in West Lafayette, IN Tuesday July 17, 2012 at 9:05 PM. where she had been a resident since 2005.
Ruby was born in Nancy, Kentucky April 11, 1921, the daughter of the late Chester and Rhoda Wilson Rainwater, and was a 1939 graduate of Oxford High School. She married Maurice Carlson in Oxford February 12, 1941, and he preceded her in death March 7, 2004.
She was a member of the Oxford United Methodist Church, and was a founding member of the Oxford Musettes in 1941. Ruby loved her family, singing and flower gardening. She assisted her husband on the family farm.
Surviving is a son, Ronald D. (wife Patricia) Carlson of Oxford, and a sister Alta May Seymour of Lafayette, IN. Also surviving are two grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren one niece and three nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmie Lee Carlson.
Friends may call at the Oxford United Methodist Church from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:30 AM Monday July 23, Rev. Linda Sproull officiating, with interment to follow at Boswell Cemetery. If friends desire, memorials may be made to the Oxford United Methodist Church. Hahn-Groeber Funeral & Cremation Services is caring for the family. Memories and condolences may be left at www.hahgroeberfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from July 18 to July 19, 2012