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Memory Gardens Funeral Home & Memory Gardens

8200 Old Brownsville Road, Corpus Christi, TX

OBITUARY

Ruby Palmer

January 17, 1983July 10, 2019

Ruby Palmer, 36, passed away on July 10, 2019. She was born on January 17, 1983 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Ruby graduated from Roy Miller High School. She had a passion for life, and helping others.

She is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Gerald Palmer; uncle, Danny Ray Johnson; paternal grandparents, Robert and Ruby Mae Johnson and maternal grandparents, Jesse Barron Torres and Esther E. C. Torres.

She is survived by her mother, Katherine T. Reyes and stepfather, Rosendo R. Reyes; her only son, Jordan Palmer; brothers, Michael A. Torres (Nicole), Gerald A. Palmer (Cynthia) and David R. Palmer. She also leaves behind to cherish her memories her nieces and nephews, Gerald Dylan Palmer, Deandra L. Cardenas, and Michaela A. Torres, David R. Palmer, Jr. and Desiree Hernandez; and numerous extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Memory Gardens Funeral Home with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm that same evening. A Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Memory Gardens Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Condolences can be offered to the family at www.memorygardensfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Katherine T. Reyes, Mother
  • Rosendo R. Reyes, Stepfather
  • Jordan Palmer, Son
  • Michael A, Torres (Nicole), Brother
  • Gerald A. Palmer (Cynthia), Brother
  • David R. Palmer, Brother
  • Gerald Dylan Palmer, Nephew
  • Deandra L. Cardenas, Niece
  • Michaela A. Torres, Niece
  • David R. Palmer Jr., Nephew
  • Desiree Hernandez, Niece
  • Thomas Gerald Palmer, Father
  • Danny Ray Johnson, Uncle
  • Robert and Ruby Mae Johnson, Paternal grandparents
  • Jesse Barron Torres and Esther E.C. Torres, Maternal grandparents
  • Mrs. Palmer also leaves numerous extended family and friends to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Prayer Service Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Interment Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Memories

Ruby Palmer

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Esmeralda Contreras

July 16, 2019

I didn't know Ruby all that well but I had the privilege to meet her through my best friend, Leslie. She had the sweetest disposition and loved having fun! I remember meeting up, by chance, at the beach. We ended up staying all day, listening to Kid Rock, enjoying drinks and having the best time! She will be missed. My deepest condolences to her family, friends and all who were touched by her gentle spirit. Rest with the angels, Ruby.

-Esmeralda Contreras (Essi)

Sandra Rich

July 13, 2019

My beautiful Ruby " LA RUBY" a nickname I gave you years and years ago when you were a little girl I remember when I used to babysit you and you were so sweet you look just like a beautiful little Cabbage Patch doll so many memories so long ago. Ruby I love you I loved your sweet spirit that you had when you dealt with people you were sensitive to their needs and you reached out when you could you loved cooking you loved life you loved celebrating life and you loved excitement you will forever be missed Ruby please know that Aunt Sandra loves you very much and I will be so excited when I see you again someday when the one who left as he returns Ruby mean while you rest in peace baby girl Aunt Sandra loves you I love you more than all the leaves in all the trees in all the world... Aunt Sandra

Judy Luce

July 12, 2019

I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Ruby long but she was a very loving young lady. Her heart was big even as her body was growing tired and wiry. She told us how she hated being a burden on her mom all the time and how hard her mom worked to take care of her and how much she loved her for it. And she spoke of her son with fond words and very proudly. It's going to be a long time before we forget our trips with Ms.Ruby to dialysis and back. She has a wonderful laugh and bea6 smile. God bless and keep her. My condolences to the family.

Pamela Garcia

July 12, 2019

Rest In Peace my sweet cousin Ruby . You were a genuinely great person with a huge heart. Reading through our messages ,you always were so kind and graceful . Our last time hanging out together was at church , and that memory will stay with me forever . I will see you again one day sweet girl . And lastly Jordan if your reading this , if you ever need anything please let me know , your mother loved you so much !You were her world 🌎!

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