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Ruby Marie Standifer, age 69, of Monticello, formerly of the Blue John Community, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.
Ruby was born on August 3, 1947, daughter of the late Henry and Anna Swain Baker. She was a retired dietician and residential aide for Oakwood, of Somerset. Ruby enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and fishing. She loved spending time with her family and baking cakes and cookies with her grandchildren. Ruby attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church, in Monticello, and loved her church family.
She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca (and Tim Goodlett) Keith, of Elizabethtown, and Adrona Mattice, of Monticello; her brothers, Danny Joe (and Theresa) Baker, of Louisiana, Norman (and Patty) Baker, of Virginia, and Glen (and Andrea) Baker, of Monticello; her sisters, Joyce (and Lawrence) Blevins, of Tennessee, Madeline (and Ronnie) Baker, of Burnside, and Emma (and David) Ball, of Nancy; seven grandchildren, Keesha, D’Nea, Derrick, Adriona, Tiffany, Audrey and Davyd; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Preceding Ruby in death are her parents; her first husband, George Keith; second husband, Carl Standifer; brother, Samuel Baker; and sister, Wilma Matthews.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Bro. John Carter officiating. Burial will be in Sloans Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Derrick Clarke, David Phillips, Jerry Perkins, David Schrom, Marshall Stephens, Scott Stephens and Jeffery Button.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.