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Ruby Ethel Perkins

June 5, 1950 — August 24, 2023


Ruby Ethel Perkins

Ruby Ethel Perkins, a loving daughter, sister, mother and friend, passed away on August 24, 2023, at the age of 73. Ruby was born on June 5, 1950, in Cameron, Texas, the daughter of Walter C. Mayes and Alta Faye Mayes (Morgan). Ruby's life was filled with joy and passion, and she leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion.

Memorial Service will be 11 AM Saturday, September 2, 2023, at the First Baptist Church of Rodgers, with Sam Calloway officiating.

Ruby had a profound love for gardening throughout her life. Her green thumb was well-known among her family and friends. She poured her heart into tending her plants and took great pride in her beautiful flowers. Ruby even spent her life savings on acquiring various plants to add to her garden sanctuary. Her green oasis brought immense joy into her life and served as a testament to her nurturing nature. In addition to her passion for gardening, Ruby deeply cherished spending time with her loved ones.

Ruby was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.

Loved ones left behind to cherish Ruby’s memory are Robert Peeples, not only was he Ruby's partner, but also someone who stood by her side through thick and thin; Ruby's daughters, Misty Carter and husband Rob, as well as daughter, Tuesday Mason and husband Eric; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

As we say goodbye to Ruby Ethel Perkins, let us remember her vibrant spirit, genuine kindness, and loving nature. She made the world a better place through her love for gardening and devotion to her family. Ruby will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Ruby Ethel Perkins, please visit our flower store.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 2, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Rodgers

5 Prairie Ave, Rodgers, TX 76569

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