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Huntsville Second Baptist Church
Thursday May 26th, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Huntsville Second Baptist Church
Thursday May 26th, 2022

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Ruby Allen Rucker

Mrs. Ruby Allen (Hughes) Rucker, daughter of the late Truman R. Hughes and Christine Taylor-Hughes was born January 20, 1935, in Yates, Missouri. She attended Armstrong Public Schools and graduated from Lincoln High School of Moberly, Missouri.

Ruby professed Christ at an early age and was a member and Church Mother, Second Baptist Church, Huntsville, Missouri. She served as an Usher for many years and was a devoted member of the WMU (Missionary) Dept.

She was united in Holy matrimony to Russell I. Rucker, Sr in December,1954. He proceeded her in death on December13, 1989. He would frequently serenade her with his favorite song, Larry Graham’s “One In a Million You”. Their union was blessed with seven children.

Mrs. Rucker was employed in many industries, but her most cherished was at Moberly Junior College Daycare. She was a member of the Huntsville Historical Society providing tours and information. Ruby also enjoyed volunteering as a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children: Carl E. Rucker of Moberly, Missouri, Laurence E. Rucker of St. Louis, Missouri, Robert A Rucker (LaSaundra) of Columbia, Missouri, Marchelle R. Rucker-Fugate of Moberly, Missouri, and Christopher D. Rucker (Lynda) of Moberly, Missouri. Beloved niece, Linda Huges of Germany, nephew, Rodney Huges of Columbia Missouri, son-in-law, James Brown of Huntsville, Missouri. Also, her grandchildren: Aaron Brown, Marcus Fugate, William Brown, Brendan Fugate, Bobby Brown, Dylan Rucker, Courtney Rucker, and Jordan Rucker. Ruby also enjoyed spending time with her twelve great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Ruby was proceeded in death by a son, Russell I. Rucker, Jr., and a daughter, Brenda K. Brown.

A Funeral service celebrating Ruby’s life has been scheduled for Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:00 p.m., at the Huntsville Second Baptist Church in Huntsville with interment to follow at Huntsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday May 26, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Pathway-Millard Funeral Home, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be shared online for the family at www.pathwaymemorial.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

Rhonda Meyer Jun 2 2022 3:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

Linda williams May 29 2022 8:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

The Hughes Family May 26 2022 12:05 PM

Rest in heaven my sweet aunt you will be missed

Lesa Watson Dennis May 25 2022 6:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

Mary Yancey May 25 2022 6:25 PM

My condolences to the family may God bring you comfort at this time.

Brian and Ethel Williams May 25 2022 4:22 PM

My sincerest condolences go out to the entire family and loved ones of Mrs. Rucker. May she rest in eternal peace.

ANGIE PETERSON May 25 2022 12:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

Carolyn Jackson May 25 2022 7:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

Diane Harlan May 24 2022 10:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Rucker

Shaina & David May 24 2022 9:43 PM

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