Ruby Mae Sutherland, 85, of Waco passed away peacefully at a local nursing home on Monday, May 14, 2018. A Graveside service will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Waco Memorial Park with Connie Simmons officiating. The family will receive visitors from 6 – 8:00 PM Wednesday at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr., Waco.
Ruby was born August 25, 1932 in Riesel, Texas. She married Wayne Sutherland on August 10, 1957. She was a hard worker dedicated to raising her four children. Ruby retired from Packless Industries to enjoy spending time with family and friends. During her retirement she enjoyed dancing, playing bingo and dominos, camping, gardening, canning vegetables, making homemade candy and watching cooking shows. One of her favorite hobbies was creating flower wreaths and sharing them with her special friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and her parents, Emil and Leydia Quiram.
Ruby is survived by her daughters, Shirley Campbell and husband David of Lorena, Beverly Gaines and Rusty Ewen of Hewitt, Debbie Stuckey of Round Rock; son, Gary Sutherland and wife Sherri of Hewitt; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her fur baby, Sadie.
The family wishes to thank the staff at The Brazos Nursing Home as well as Terry Anderson and Candy Kirks of Kindred Hospice for their love and care they provided for her.
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