JAMES, RUBY, 89
Ocala - Ruby James, 89 of Ocala entered into heaven on December 23, 2012. Born in Livingston, West Virginia she was one of seven children. She moved from Hazy, West Virginia to Ocala in 1953.
She loved working in the garden, watching sports, mainly the Florida Gators, and she enjoyed talking on the phone with her friends. She worked as a waitress for many years at different locations however, in the mid-1980's due to health reasons, she retired from the Holiday Inn at Silver Springs.
She is predeceased by her parents; her five sisters and one brother and one great grandchild. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ralph W. James; sons, Gene Javins and wife Mary who Ruby considered her "daughter" of Boyce, LA and William (MaryAnn) Javins of North Port, FL; seven grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home 910 SE Silver Springs Blvd from 1-2 p.m. with a service to follow. Interment will follow at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Northside Missionary Baptist Church or The