Passed away in Santa Rosa, February 6, 2013. Dearly beloved wife of the late, Grant H. Benson. Loving mother of Lori Benson Taylor (Steven) of Santa Rosa, and the late Nancy Benson Carli (Ron) of Santa Rosa. Adored grandmother of Joseph, Amy, Andrew, Ryan, Briana, Lauren, Benjamin, Jenna and Jill, and great grandmother of Abbigail, Grant, Lucas, Jackson, Quinn, Ronan, with a great granddaughter due in April, and a great grandson due in July. Dear sister of Nell Tibbs of Ohio. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, age 84 years. Ruby was known to be quite a character. She had a fierce spirit and a very spunky soul, but a very loving soul as well. Her family was the most important thing in her life. Family wishes to acknowledge and deeply thank Taina "Ty" Modrau for all the love and care she gave to Ruby the last eight years of her life. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Reception to follow at the home of Lori and Steve Taylor. Private family inurnment. If desired, donations in Ruby's memory may be made to the , 4340 Redwood Hwy, Suite D314, San Rafael, CA 94903.

Funeral Home

Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 525-3730

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, 2013