Bessie Fay Ruby

Bessie Fay Ruby, age 78 of North Jackson passed away peacefully into eternal life on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8:27 AM at St. Joseph Eastland Hospital in Warren.

She was born on March 28, 1936 in Morehead, KY the daughter of the late Lige & Sarah (Link) Gregory. Bessie married Adam Spell on November 15, 1952. He passed away on October 6, 1985. She then married Lawrence Ruby on July 7, 1986. He passed away on April 14, 1997. She had lived in North Jackson since 1986 formerly of Edinburg. Bessie was a member of the Lake Milton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed woodworking, doing crafts and playing bingo. Memories of Bessie will be carried on by her loving family; her daughter and son-in-law Brenda & Shawn Robinson of Newton Falls, daughter Sarah Dyer of Kalamazoo, MI, daughter and son- in- law Sandy & Bruce Tasker of Newton Falls, daughter Mildred Slusher of Ravenna; her sons and daughter- in - laws Gerold & Connie Spell of Frametown,WV, Samuel & Tammie Spell of Jewett, TX; her sister Ethel Cox of Taloga, OK, her brother Grover Gregory of Shelby,OH and 17 grandchildren.

Bessie is preceded in death by one daughter Katherine Spell, one son Gregory Spell, 5 sisters: Irene Burke, Mildred Roberts, Verna Loomis, Ruth Rose,and Flossie Gregory, 4 brothers Vincent, Edward,Thomas and James Gregory, and two grandsons: Vincent Dyer & Gerold Spell Jr.

The family will receive friends at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls on Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Rev. Gordon Ferguson will be officiating the service. Bessie will be laid to rest beside her first husband Adam Spell at Hawley Cemetery in Paris Twp.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330) 872-5440. Family and friends may view this obituary online or to send condolences, please visit us at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com

(James Funeral Home 330-872-5440. RC 4-10-14)

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