Ruby Brown Ricketson


Ruby Brown Ricketson, 91, of Center, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022, in Center.

Born August 7, 1930, Ruby is the daughter of Bridgie Hilliard and Nicholas Brown. She worked in healthcare, where she retired a nurse. Ruby was a member of Order of Eastern Star and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include:

Son, Alan Ricketson and Becky of Center

Daughter, Sandra and Wayne King of Laurel, Delaware

Lance Ricketson
Travis Ricketson
Krista and Scott Barber
Melody Timmons

Kaycee Ricketson
Shyla Timmons
Haley Timmons
Keaton Ricketson
Triston Ricketson
Craig Barber
Erin Barber
Owen Barber

Barbara Brown Smith of Little Rock, Arkansas
Christine and John Kelly of Orange Beach, Alabama

Longtime companion, Wesley Van Matre

Also a number of nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by husband, Dale D. Ricketson; parents, Bridgie Hilliard and Nicholas Brown; siblings, Gerald Brown, Irene Jones Fuller, Elwanda Merriman, Jerry Brown, Virgil Brown, and Kathryn Power.

A special thanks to Tammy Jacobs and Kaye Powell and staff for their loving care.

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