Ruby Lee Owen Box, 88, of Rison, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019. She was born December 14, 1930 at Palmyra (Lincoln County) to the late James Edison and Annie Maye Owens Owen.
Ruby had been a resident of Pine Bluff, since 1938. She had previously worked at the Sunbeam Bakery store, and she was a Baptist.
Also preceding her in death was her husband, Thelmer Ray Box, whom she married July 27, 1944, and who passed away October 16, 2000; and one brother, Sonny Ferguson.
Ruby is survived by four daughters, Darlene Pickle, JoAnn Higgins, Charlotte Doss and Diane Coddington; one step-daughter, Rebecca Snyder; three brothers, James Leon Owen, Charles Roy Owen and William Larry Owen; one sister, Barbara Lloyd; 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; and 19 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 PM Monday, December 2, 2019 at Fuller-Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Reverend Todd Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:30-1:30 PM Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Brown, Micah Brown, Dylan Rogers, Taylor Rogers, Nick Sansom and Garrett Hollis. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Doss, Joe Sansom and James Rogers.