HENRY — Ruby Grace Bare, 89, of Henry, formerly of Lostant, passed away at 4:15 a.m. Monday, March 5, at Heartland Health Care Center in Henry.
She was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Magnolia to David L. and Nancy Corine (Kelley) Frye. She married William H. Bare on Sept. 24, 1944, in Henry. She shared the love of her life for 69 years. William preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2013.
Ruby was happy to be a young Navy wife in World War II and was proud to be a farmer's wife and homemaker.
She enjoyed music, reading and listening to books on tape, sewing and baking. Ruby was a participant in many roles in the Henry United Methodist Church, such as singing in the choir. She was a member of a garden club. The most important thing to her was her family. She cherished every family member and helped however she could.
Surviving are her children, William E. (Cindy) Bare of Canton, Ga., Donna (Tom) Spurlin of Poplar Grove and Randall C. Bare of Ottawa; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Paul Edward and Donald Lee Frye; one infant brother; one sister, Edythe Fern Calvert; and one infant sister.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Henry United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the church, with an hour prior visitation. The Rev. Will Meachum will officiate. Burial will follow at the Henry Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Henry United Methodist Church.
The Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home in Henry is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.calvertmemorial.com.