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Ruby Mae Hix

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December 23, 1923 – September 28, 2018

Ruby Mae Hix died peacefully at age 94 years.  She was born in Elk City, Oklahoma to Rachel and John Folks.  She was the oldest of five siblings.  Her parents preceded her in death along with two siblings Faye Ray and Joe Folks.  Her husband of fifty -nine years, Homer Neal Hix, also preceded her in death.

Ruby and Homer were long time residents of Roswell.  While living in Roswell she and Homer were active members of Bethel Baptist Church.  Ruby also volunteered at the local food pantry and enjoyed quilting with a ladies group.

After her husband’s death she moved to King City, Oregon to be closer to family.  She lived at King City Retirement Village at the time of her death.  She loved to play dominoes and cards with the residents.  She was also a member of Tigard United Methodist Church where she attended regularly. She continued using her sewing talents while making baby blankets for the hospital nursery.  She will be missed deeply by family and friends.    She is survived by a sister, Juanita (Leo) and a brother, Leroy.  She is also survived by daughters Sandra Hardin and Judy Winegeart (Gary), by grandchildren Dax Winegeart, Dethery Miles (Jason), Sarah Bascue (Jeremiah), Kelly Cottrell (Kyle) and great-grandchildren Miranda Winegeart, Genesse Miles, Elly Miles, Nolan MIles and Ruby Bascue.  A graveside service, open to friends and family, will be held October 26, 2018 at South Park Cemetary at 2 P.M.

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