Ruby Smith Ware, of Sneads, FL was born July 14, 1930 in Havana, FL and went to be with her Lord on February 17, 2019 in Marianna, FL, surrounded by her loving family. Ruby was a remarkable woman who was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting, cooking and spending precious time with her family. Ruby served the State of Florida as an Executive Secretary in the Auditor General’s Office and retired after more than 30 years of service. Prior to working for the State of Florida, she worked many years for Optometrist’s Dr. Turner and Dr. Stephens in Quincy, FL as their office manager. Ruby will be missed deeply by her family and friends.
Ruby is survived by two daughters, Debra Conrad (Paul) of Sneads, FL and Sheryl Elder (Tom) of Sneads, FL; two sons, Johnny Smith (Dianne) of Quincy, FL and Mike Smith of Tallahassee, FL; a niece, Sara Clark; a nephew, Bobby Joyner, as well as, many grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Carrie Dykes; her husband, Carl Ware; a sister, Rosa Lee Mote; and two grandsons, Paul McDaniel and Paul Conrad.
Graveside Services will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy, FL on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM CST with Rev. Chris Smith officiating and McAlpin Funeral Home directing.