SIKESTON - Ruby L. Whaley, 101, died at Hunter Acres Nursing Center Feb. 13, 2005.
Born Sept. 16, 1903, at Big Cabin in the Oklahoma Indian Territory to the late Charles and Laura Acklin, she was a member of the Methodist Church in DeSoto and a 70-year member of the Eastern Star.
In February 1922, in DeSoto, she married Ralph E. Crow, who preceded her in death in May 1962. In July 1975 in Sherman, Texas, she married Dr. Raymond Whaley, who preceded her in death in October 1979.
Also one son, Bill Crow; one grandson, Charles Crow; four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one daughter, Nedra Crow of Fenton; one son, Carl Crow of Sikeston; one daughter-in-law, Doris Crow of Joplin; one stepson Skip Whaley of Richardson, Texas; and six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Dietrich-
Mothershead Funeral Home in DeSoto.
Burial will follow in DeSoto.