Ruby Ellen Williams
Ruby Ellen Williams, 94, of Springdale, Ark., passed from this life to be forever present with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at Windcrest Health and Rehab in Springdale.
She was born July 4, 1923, in Hominy, Okla., the daughter of John Wiley and Lillie Bell (Adams) Woodward. She was the second oldest of 12 children. She lived the largest part of her life in the Lincoln and Prairie Grove areas. She enjoyed almost any activity involving the outdoors especially tending to her garden, her flowers and just going for walks in the woods.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Diane Leyva; one grandson, John Leyva; three brothers, George, Doyle and Bill; four sisters, Vesta Gates, Marie Richards, Eula Dill, and Shirley Strutz.
She is survived by four sons, Richard Henderson and wife Mary of Fayetteville, Ark., Tommy Henderson of Tulsa, Okla., David Henderson of Kansas City, Mo., and Anthony (Tony) Leyva and wife Krystle of Sheldon, Mo.; one daughter, Rhonda Nickel and husband Fred of Savoy, Ark.; 13 grandchildren, Nadica, Daniel, Melanie, Melissa, Josh, Joe, Jon, Breck, Brandi, Ashley, Tonya, Wraith, and Kale; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Junior, Chester and Sonny; one sister, Ann Harrison; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation and celebration of her life was held Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the Luginbuel Chapel with funeral service following. Burial was in the Summers Cemetery, and no graveside services were held.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Main Street Baptist Church (Connection House), P.O. Box 847, Farmington, AR 72730.
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Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Ark., was in charge of arrangements.