Ruby Mae (Goolsby) Bebout, 89 of Rudement, was taken home by our Lord with her family by her side at 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 24, 2012, at St. Marys Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
Ruby was born on Jan. 21, 1923, to Nettie and Joseph Goolsby. She worked at SS Kresges in Harrisburg for 33 years. She enjoyed horseback riding and spending time with her family. Ruby was a devout Christian and was a faithful member of Macedonia Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher.
Ruby was survived by two brothers, Roy Goolsby and George Goolsby, both of Harrisburg; two daughters Roberta (Gary) Price of Carrier Mills and Alberta (Dick) Moore of Venice, Fla.; eight grandchildren Doug Collins of Terre Haute, Ind., Darrin Collins of Carrier Mills, Elizabeth Bowers of Harrisburg, Randall (Theresa) Partain of Carrier Mills, Tamara (Bill) Wright of Stonefort, Nancy (Richard) Abney of Gatlinburg, Tenn., Brad Moore of Carbondale and Wade (Susie) Moore of Harrisburg; 14 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Ruby was preceded in death by her loving husband Clifford Bebout and daughter Onedia Bebout, also her parents and several brothers and sisters.
Visitation for Ruby will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. The funeral will be at Macedonia Baptist Church in Harrisburg 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, followed by a burial service at Sunset Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Macedonia Baptist Church.