2017-05-25 / Obituaries

Ruby Louise Edelmon Smith

Ruby Louise Edelmon Smith of Lexington, Texas passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, Texas with Pastor Roger Millheim officiating.

Ruby had a wonderful life. She enjoyed her beauty shop time with Tana. Ruby also enjoyed crafting, gardening, attending estate auctions, visiting with friends and family or just getting in the car and going, all while alongside of Harrold. Ruby especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren; attending as many birthdays, sporting events and school events as possible.

Ruby was born on May 22, 1939 in San Angelo, Texas to Louie Cole Edelmon and Willie Opal (Tubbs) Edelmon. She was united in marriage to Harrold Smith on May 27, 1957.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Louie and Willie Edelmon; and sister, Billy Jean.

Ruby is survived by her husband, Harrold Smith of Lexington; children, Sharon Tucker and husband Bill of Lexington, Harrold Smith and wife Danita of Dimebox, and Judy Skolaut and husband Doug of Lexington; nine grandchildren, Jerri Lamb and husband Dewane, Shelly Tucker, Amy Kelly and husband Michael, Lacy Cranston and husband Jeremy, Tabitha Sherer, Holly Newton and husband Chase, Zeth Smith, Delia Love and Lindsey Matthiesen; twenty great grandchildren; sister, Mary Arrington; brothers, Louie Edelmon, Frank Edelmon, and Bob Edelmon; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and a lot of great friends.

Ruby will be greatly missed but will forever remain in our hearts.

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