Ruby Jean Anderson
Ruby Jean Anderson, 85, of Foley, Alabama passed away on September 21, 2021, at Sacred Heart Hospital. She was born in Millry, Alabama to her parents, Henry Clay Locke and Ruby Emme Dickey.
Ruby Jean was a majorette of Washington County High School, and attended Richmond P. Hobson State Technical Institute, class of 1973.
Ruby Jean worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse and as a successful Aflac Salesperson for many years. She also worked raising chickens. Ruby Jean also worked in Arkansas fitting orthotics for people.
She was a cub scout leader, as well as a brownie and girl scout leader. Ruby started South Baldwin Newcomer's Club in Baldwin County, Alabama, and was the President of Newcomer's Club in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was an instructor on the Glen Lakes Swim Team, and she organized the Birthday Girl's club there for many years.
Ruby Jean attended First Baptist Church in Chatom, and later attended United Methodist Church in Foley.
She is preceded in death by parents, Henry Clay Locke and Ruby Emme Dickey; brother, Harold Locke as well as numerous aunts and uncles.
Ruby Jean is survived by her husband, Harry Anderson; children, D'Anne Hodges Rothbardt, Mark Locke Hodges (Pam Hodges), Tracy Locke Murrill, and Katherine Locke DeJuan; grandchildren, Alex Rose Rothbardt, Rachel Rothbardt (Daryl) Henderson and her son Jackson, Sophie Camille Hodges, Andrew Heffner and his daughters, Annalise and Adilynn, Rebeccah and Timothy Hawthorne and their son, Lochlan, and Samuel and Chelsea Holt; cousins, Carol Miller and George Dickey.
Ruby Jean loved to laugh, joke around, and have a good time. She also loved The Beegees. She was always the comedian at family gatherings. Ruby Jean loved her Lord and Savior Jesus with all her heart.
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