Ruby Aline (Dant) Holmes, 91, Bicknell, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Gentle Care Nursing Home. Ruby was born June 15, 1923, in Bicknell, the daughter of Merlin and Aline (Lagle) Dant. She married Rex Holmes on June 22, 1948 and he preceded her in death on January 23, 2010. She graduated from Bicknell High School in 1942, then worked as a telephone operator in Bicknell, and later became the office manager at the Bicknell telephone office. Ruby was also a member of the Bicknell Christian Church.
Ruby is survived by her daughter, Brenda Deweese and her husband Stan of BIcknell; son, Bruce Holmes of Bicknell; grandchildren, Dr. Ryan Deweese and his wife Dr. Ellen Fan of Zionsville; Jay Deweese and his wife Julie of Zionsville, Stephanie Sturgeon and her husband Scott of Bruceville, and Zac Jackson and his wife Samantha of Brownsburg; great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Isaac Deweese, Parker and Caroline Deweese, Brooklyn, Jersey, and Bronx Sturgeon, and Sabrina and Mitchell Jackson; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one sister, Margie Page.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel. Funeral services will begin after visitation also at the funeral home with Pastor Ron Barnes officiating. She will be laid to rest at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the Bicknell Christian Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.