Ruby L. Ray

Ruby L. Ray, 85, of Poteau diedWednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, in Poteau. Shewas born Jan. 11, 1926, in Cauthron, Ark,to James David and Minnie Emma Lee(Holmes) Stuart. She was a loving mother,grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt andgreat-aunt.She was preceded in death by her parents;her husband, Burlen Ray; and brother and sister-inlaw,J.B. and Florence Stuart.Ruby is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, RickyJoe Latta and wife Pam of Poteau; two grandchildren,Jennifer Jo Lokken and Jessie Green; a great-grandchild,Sydney Watson; nieces, Linda and Theo Johnson ofAbbott, Ark., and Marilyn Nichols of Waldron, Ark.;nephew, James and Pam Stuart of Cauthron; great nieces,Melissa Campbell of Garfield, Ark., and Audrey andDavid Duncan of Decatur, Ark.; great nephews, Joseph A.Dinar of Abbott, Ark., and Jay Stuart of Kansas City, Mo.;as well as a host of other family members, friends, andloved ones.Pallbearers will be Joseph Dinar, Ted Johnston, StevenHerin, Jay Stuart, Wesley McCroskey and Carl Johnston.Services will be held graveside at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct.29, at Lower Center Point Cemetery near Hon, Ark.The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday atthe funeral home. Interment will follow under the directionof Grace Manor Funeral Home, Poteau.