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Ruby Lee Dunnihoo

Published in the Columbian on 08/02/2007


Ruby Lee Dunnihoo, age 91, passed away July 29, 2007. She was born to Robert L. and Della M. Guilliams in Okemah, OK, on Nov. 15, 1915. Ruby retired from Jantzen Knitting Mills where she had worked as a Fitter and Designer. She loved to travel, camp, hunt, and fish. She loved being with her family, as well as going to Reno to gamble.

In her last years, she valiantly battled the ravages of Alzheimer's. She was preceded in death by her son, Francis Frank Ford. Survivors include her remaining children: Irena Lyon, Delores Geiser, Thomas Lee Hutcheson, Marolyn Carr, and Debbie Brewer; 21 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Fri., Aug. 3, 2007, 12:30pm, at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel. Burial place at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Vancouver, WA. Officiant, Pastor Bill Hunter.  Pallbearers: Thomas A. Lyon, Thomas Lee Hutcheson, Thomas H. Lyon, Jason Hutcheson, Neil McMahon, Terry Cook. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation.

We love you and will miss you. We will think of you always, especially when we eat chocolate.