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Ruby V. DeLancey

Monday, November 1, 2004

Ruby V. DeLancey, 87, of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, at Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Rev. Vernon D. Maxted will officiate. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.

Born Feb. 19, 1917, she was the daughter of the late John Gray and May Fizer Gray. On Dec. 21, 1935, in Lexington, she married Elmer E. "Bud" DeLancey, who preceded her in death July 25, 1993. She was employed at Boeing Aircraft, Beech Aircraft and McDonnell-Douglas until her retirement in 1975. She and her husband returned to Marshall in 1976. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Marshall.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one infant brother and two sisters, Alice M. Walker and Louella G. Cone.