Ruby Mae Bush Matlock, 87, of Mound City, Kan., died Tuesday May 15, 2012, at the Saint Luke's Hospital in Lee's Summit, Mo.
She was born on Sept. 9, 1924, at Cassville, Mo., the daughter of Willard and Lucy Cline Farris. Ruby married Edward Bush and to this union six children were born. She then married Ken Matlock and he preceded her in death on August 6, 2008.
Ruby spent many years babysitting in the Mound City area. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mound City.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Barbara Sue and Patsy Lou Bush; a son Davis Bush and two brothers, Cecil Farris and Charles Cline.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Bush of Afton, Okla., and Ronald Bush of Olathe, Kan.; a daughter, Diana Bush, of Pleasant Hill, Mo.; three sisters, Betty Jessip, Velma Peterson and Erma Bauler; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday May 21, 2012, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory Mound City Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Littell Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to the Ruby Matlock memorial fund and may be left in care of the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory P.O. Box J Mound City, Kan., 66056.
Arrangements by Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory Mound City Chapel.