Ruby Marie Childers

Ruby Marie Childers, age 91, of Adrian, died on Friday, April 26, 2013, at Tecumseh Place. She was born April 2, 1922 in Morenci, Mich., to Jack and Hazel Alberta (McCarty) Plate. She married Gary A. Childers on December 26, 1964 in Ypsilanti, Mich., and he preceded her in death on January 17, 2007. Ruby was a past member of Trenton Hills United Brethren Church and attended the now Elem3nt Church in Adrian. Ruby began working at the Ford Motor Company in 1941 and retired 54 years later at the age of 72.Surviving are her daughter, Chari (Tim) Piercy of Onsted; three grandchildren, Nikki (D.J.) Bellfy of Onsted, Denee (Rick) Lucas of Venus, Texas, and Jason (Joleen) Piercy of Scottsdale, Ariz; six great grandchildren, Hannah Terrill, Jacey Terrill, Brady Bellfy, Ian Lucas, Reed Lucas, and Danica Lucas; and one brother, Stan (Jill) Plate of Adrian. In addition to her husband, Gary, she was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and a grandson, Jason Maloney.Funeral Services for Ruby were held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Adrian Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Smith officiating. Burial took place in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation was held on Monday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Adrian Anderson Funeral Home.Condolences may be sent to the family at Memorial contributions in Ruby’s memory may be made to the Trenton Hills United Brethren Church. Envelopes are available at the Adrian Anderson Funeral Home.

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