Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Elizabeth Fox Ward, 83, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday,
January 29, 2013, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born June 14, 1929, in Jackson County, TN, to the late
Albert Lee Fox and Dora Flatt Fox. On December 18, 1952,
she was married to the late Charlie William Ward, who passed
away August 4, 2011. She was a homemaker. She was a
member of the McCoinsville Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Grandchild: Robert William Ward; 3 Brothers:
Carl, Aaron, and Robert Fox; 4 Sisters: Mary Ann Daniels and
3 infant sisters.
Survivors include 3 Sons: Tommy Ward, and his wife, Linda,
Wayne Ward and his wife, Darlene, and Roger Ward and his
special friend, Karen, all of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter:
Virginia and her husband, Henry Frizzell of Gainesboro, TN; 8
Grandchildren: Crystal (Shane) Keith, Amanda Stafford,
Justin Frank (Crystal) Ward, Rebecca (Jim) Wimberly, Elizabeth
(Joey) Phillips, Faith Henshaw, David Frizzell, and Cordell
Frizell; 9 Great-Grandchildren: Devin (Shelby) Keith, Seth
Keith, Isaiah and Hannah Stafford, Marlie Ward, Caleb and
Emma Wimberly, and Jeremiah and Abigail Phillips; and 2
Brothers: James Fox and his wife, Jeanette Fox of Alabama;
and Lewis Fox of Gainesboro, TN; and 2 Sisters: Lena and
husband, Jack Moore of Kentucky and Opal Robinson of
Gainesboro, TN. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and
friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson, Bro. Duane Gossett, and Bro. Matthew
Scoggins will officiate at the services.
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