NEW MADRID - Ruby Sweet Pattinson, 87, died Dec. 15, 2004, at the Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid.
Born Aug. 19, 1917, in Matthews to the late Edgar and Clara Gardner Sweet, she was affiliated with the Baptist Church.
Her husband, Bond Pattinson, preceded her in death on March 5, 1991.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Charles South; one brother, William Sweet; and one sister, Irene Issacks.
Survivors include two brothers, George Sweet of New Madrid and Lois Sweet of Sikeston.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Gary Henson will officiate.
Burial will follow in Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn.