Ruby Helen Stanton, 82, passed into the arms of her Savior, attended by her husband and daughter, at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at North Woods Village memory care unit of Kokomo. She was a daughter of Walter and Gertrude (Hord) Brown, Howard County. She married Charles C. Stanton in Howard County at her home on June 17, 1950. They were married 63 years.
Ruby worked 36 years for GM Delco - Kokomo and retired in 1987. She loved her many friends, especially Norma, Bernice, Marilyn, Eunice, Madeline, and Carol. Ruby and her husband traveled to many countries, including England to visit her son, Mexico, Spain, and a host of other European countries. She liked to garden and plant flowers. Ruby loved dinners with her family and friends. She was always ready and willing to help on any task. She loved seeing her grandchildren and the many great-grandchildren. Ruby cherished one granddog, Honey Bunches.
Ruby loved to cook, sew and garden. She was a Western Panthers supporter. Most importantly, Ruby was a Christian who loved her Lord and church.
Ruby’s affiliations were Chapel Hill Christian Church, UAW 292, Order of Eastern Star of New London 241, and Grand Chapter of Russiaville 130, Alzheimer’s Association, Boys Town sponsor.
Ruby is survived by husband, Charles C. Stanton; daughter, Eunice K. McKibben, daughter, Dawn R. (Anthony) Steward, all of Kokomo; son, David D. (Jennifer) Stanton, Germany/U.K.; sister, Doris J. Bean; brother, Glen D. (Lola) Brown; grandchildren, Amber (Zak), Michael (Kara), Chris, Claire (Jeremy), Annie and Elora-Jean (UK). Ruby also had numerous great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Gertrude Brown; son-In-law, Michael A. McKibben; and brother-in-law, Lester Bean.
The family would like to acknowledge their church, Chapel Hill Christian Church, for visits, cards and prayer; and North Woods Village memory unit, administration, nursing staff, dietary, wonderful CNAs and supporting staff. A big thank you.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Chapel Hill Christian Church, 2600 W. Alto Road, with Pastor Rich Saxton officiating. Eastern Star will open the funeral services. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the church from 1 p.m. Friday until the start of the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to Chapel Hill Christian Church or Alzheimer’s Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stout & Son Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.