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Ruby Aline Spears

October 26, 1935October 26, 2020

Ruby Aline Spears, 85, of Shelbyville, formerly of Columbus, passed away Monday October 26, 2020 at Ashford Place in Shelbyville. Ruby was born in Metcalfe County, Kentucky October 26, 1935, the daughter of Travis R and Tampa Jesse Jessie. She married James J. Spears December 11, 1951 in Burkesville, Kentucky; he preceded her in death November 6, 1993. She was a homemaker and baby sat children in her home. She enjoyed gardening, her yard and her flowers; family was very important to her and she enjoyed cooking for family and friends. She loved old time gospel music. She was a member of Lakeview Church of Christ in Columbus. She is survived by daughter, Brenda (Mike) Wilson of Shelbyville; son J.T. (Suzy) Spears of Terre Haute; 1 brother; 3 sisters; grandchildren, Deidra (Jeff Followell) Reed of Shelbyville, Michael (Jennifer) Wilson II of Shelbyville, Wendy (Eric) Wiegand of Terre Haute, Skyler and Regan Spears of Terre Haute; 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Patty York in 2009; 3 brothers. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Myers~Reed Chapel on 25th Street with Mike Radcliffe officiating. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. to service time. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery. In keeping with CDC and Indiana guidelines, social distancing must be followed and masks are required. You may also be asked to wait outside due to the social distanced capacity of the funeral home. Memorial may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association and The American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-reed.com. Myers~Reed Chapel, 3729 25th Street Columbus, Indiana is assisting with arrangements.

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  • Brenda (Mike) Wilson, Daughter
  • J.T. (Suzy) Spears, Son
  • Deidra (Jeff Followell) Reed, Grandchild
  • Michael (Jennifer) Wilson II, Grandchild
  • Wendy (Eric) Wiegand, Grandchild
  • Skyler Spears, Grandchild
  • Regan Spears, Grandchild
  • Also survived by 1 brother and 3 sisters.

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  • The Alzheimer's Association
  • The American Diabetes Association
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Bob and Barb Schneider

October 31, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful caring woman. Suzy was so lucky to have her as a mother-in-law. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. Rest In Peace, Ruby.

Terri Mitchell

October 31, 2020

Brenda, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and I being close neighbors grew up together and I got to know Ruby really well. She was a wonderful lady, always so kind and caring. I know she is watching over you from heaven. Hugs to you and your family.

Amanda Allen

October 28, 2020

She was such a wonderful lady, and I have so many memories from childhood of and with her. We lived right across the street and she was my babysitter until I was old enough to not need one. ❤️

Melisa Schneider

October 28, 2020

JT and family, sending our heartfelt thoughts and prayers.
Love, Tom, Melisa, Ellen, John and Matthew

Linda Hampton

October 28, 2020

Brenda - so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a very kind and beautiful lady. She knows how much you loved and cared for her. Though your heart is broken, she will always be looking over you from heaven. Love and peace to my best friend!

John Dollarhide

October 27, 2020

I'm very sorry that you've lost Ruby. Growing up across the street, I could always count on her kindness and help. She will be greatly missed by so many.
My condolences,
John Dollarhide

Danny&Terri Conway

October 27, 2020

From day one I can only remember your mother with a kind and beautiful smile I will always remember that God bless you and your family sincerely Danny Conway

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