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Ruby Ethel Warren, Knifley, KY (1922-2011)

She was a member of a large, highly regarded North Adair County, KY, family. She leaves 37 direct living descendants. She was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle in Knifley, KY and was a homemaker

Ruby Ethel Warren age 89 years of Knifley Road, Knifley, KY passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:30amCT, at her home after an illness.

The funeral service will be Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 1pmCT, at Lighthouse Tabernacle, 29 Mt. Tussel Road, Knifley, KY The clergy officiating will be Bro. Larry Harrah, Bro. Earl Beams and Bro. Bill Warren. Interment in the Robinson Chapel Cemetery at Knifley, KY. The family request visiting after 4pmCT, on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 200 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, and after 11amCT, on Thursday at the Lighthouse Tabernacle until time for funeral services.

Ruby Ethel Warren, Knifley, KY (1922-2011)

She was born Tuesday, June 13, 1922 in Green Co. KY. She was the daughter of the late George Washington and Lillie Pearl Druin Dobson. She died Tuesday, October 11, 2011 in Knifley, Adair County, KY, at the age of 89 years, 3 months, and 28 days.

She was preceded in death by her husband Welby Calvin Warren on July 3, 2011.

She is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Shirley Burton of Knifley, KY; Brenda Caldwell of Knifley, KY; and Joan Beaver and husband Alan of Knifley, KY

  • Three sisters: Annie Warren of Sierra Vista, Arizona; Margaret Hudgins of Louisville, KY; Jean Roberts of Louisville, KY

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Nineteen great grandchildren

  • And six great great grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews and a host of friends
She was preceded in death by two sons-in-law Vernon Burton in 2008 and Joseph Austin Caldwell in 2002 and by siblings, Curt Dobson, Hazel Murphy, Gladys Dobson, and Ida Dobson.

Mrs. Warren was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle in Knifley, KY and a homemaker.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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