Ruby Kirby Townsend 68, of La Grange, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013.
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She was a member of Sligo Baptist Church and the Order of The Eastern Star; Rob Morris Chapter No.114. Ruby was a cashier at Wal-Mart for 23 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Dorothy Kirby; sister, Dorothy Walls and nephew, David Allen Walls.
Survivors include her husband of almost 50 years, James "J.W." Townsend; children, Rhonda Martin (Michael), Jay Townsend (Sheila) and Joel Townsend (Lily); grandchildren, Jason, Justin, James, Megan and Anthony; great grandchildren, Ariel and Rachel; sisters, Betty Brewington, Loretta Ison and Sharon Ashcraft.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Visitation 4-8 PM on Wednesday.
Memorials gift to: Sligo Baptist Church Building Fund, Hosparus or Eastern Star Home.
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Published in The Oldham Era on Sept. 5, 2013