Ruby Frances Watson, 89, of Talbott Road, Belington, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at her home. She had been ill but her death was not expected.
She was born May 22, 1923, at Beverly, a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Ida Mae (Shreve) Ross.
Her husband, Arnold Ray Watson, preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 2003.
Surviving are one son, Harold Kirby Watson and wife, Delma Hamilton, Belington; six grandchildren, Samantha Marsh, Chad Watson, Brittany Watson, Raelyn Watson, Emaleigh Watson and Tamekia Watson; and two great grandchildren, Caiden Watson and Mason Anderson; and a great grandchild expected in December.
She was also preceded in death by several siblings.
Mrs. Watson was a homemaker and was Protestant by faith.
Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, Oct. 7, from the Schoonover- Stemple Funeral Chapel, 609 Crim Ave., Belington. Interment followed in Mt. State Memorial Gardens. Friends called at the funeral home on Saturday and Sunday.
Schoonover-Stemple Funeral Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.