Ruby Marie Standifer, age 69,
of Monticello, formerly of the Blue John Community, passed from
this life on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at the Jean Waddle
Hospice Care Center.
Ruby was born on August 3,
1947, daughter of the late Henry and Anna Swain Baker. She
was a retired dietician and residential aide for Oakwood, of
Somerset. Ruby enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping
and fishing. She loved spending time with her family and
baking cakes and cookies with her grandchildren. Ruby
attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church, in Monticello, and loved her
She is survived by her
daughters, Rebecca (and Tim Goodlett) Keith, of Elizabethtown,
and Adrona Mattice, of Monticello; her brothers, Danny Joe (and
Theresa) Baker, of Louisiana, Norman (and Patty) Baker, of
Virginia, and Glen (and Andrea) Baker, of Monticello; her
sisters, Joyce (and Lawrence) Blevins, of Tennessee, Madeline
(and Ronnie) Baker, of Burnside, and Emma (and David) Ball, of
Nancy; seven grandchildren, Keesha, DíNea, Derrick, Adriona,
Tiffany, Audrey and Davyd; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Preceding Ruby in death are her
parents; her first husband, George Keith; second husband, Carl
Standifer; brother, Samuel Baker; and sister, Wilma Matthews.
Visitation will be Saturday,
December 3, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home
Funeral services will be held
on Saturday, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Bro.
John Carter officiating. Burial will be in Sloans Valley
Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Derrick Clarke, David
Phillips, Jerry Perkins, David Schrom, Marshall Stephens, Scott
Stephens and Jeffery Button.