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Ruby Pauline Dewberry

(Ruby Pauline Thompson)


Ira Bryant

Ruby at 9 months old on her mother's lap.

Ruby Pauline Dewberry was the daughter of John Richard Dewberry and Ira "Arie" M. Bryant

Ruby Pauline Thompson

January 11, 1915 - December 24, 2008


Ruby Pauline Thompson, 93 of Madill, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at the Brookside Nursing Center in Madill. She was born January 11, 1915 in Enos, Oklahoma to the late John Richard Dewberry and Arie Bryant Dewberry. She was raised in the Marshall County area all her young adult life. In July of 1935 she married Alfred Taylor Thompson in Shay, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on June 7, 1989. In 1949 she moved to Lindsay, Oklahoma where she lived until 1983 before moving back to Madill. Ruby was a member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and taking care of her family.

She is survived by:

Children: Linda Zehender, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Joyce Sparkman, Lafayette, Louisiana

5 Grandchildren 5 Great Grandchildren

Sister: Nora Stevens, Madill, Oklahoma

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sisters; Winnie Andrews and Irene McCorminck and 1 brother; Charlie Dewberry.


Friday December 26, 2008, 11 am to 5 pm at Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma
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Graveside Services

Saturday December 27, 2008, 11 am at Woodberry-Forest Cemetery, Madill, Oklahoma
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This is Johnathan A. Bryant and his family on October 9, 1915.

(From Barbara (Bryant) Wisser photo collection)

Johnathan A Bryant with family in 1915

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J A Bryant family picture with names.



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