Ruby Lee Walraven

February 24, 1919 ‒ September 12, 2003

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ruby Lee Phillips Walraven, age 84, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, formerly of Texarkana, Arkansas, died Friday September 12, 2003 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Mrs. Walraven was born February 24, 1919 in Horatio, Arkansas to Seburn E. Green and Sleeta (Pickett) Green and moved to Mount Vernon 17 years ago from Texarkana. She had been employed at the Belk-Jones Department Store in Texarkana, Arkansas and for several years she served as the activities director for the Texarkana Seniors Center in Texarkana, Texas.

Mrs. Walraven had been an active member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Texarkana, Texas and the First Church of the Nazarene in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her son Ron (Mary) Phillips of Mount Vernon, Ohio; 2 grandsons R. Mark Phillips of St. Albans, Vermont and Jay (Shayne) Phillips of St. Louis, Missouri. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands Joe Phillips and Boyce Walraven and all her brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Thursday September 18, 2003 at the Texarkana Funeral Home in Texarkana, Texas where friends may call one and a half hours before the funeral. Burial will be in Red Lick Cemetery near Texarkana, Texas.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon assisted the family with local arrangements.

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