DEXTER -- Ruby Dowdy, 95, died Dec. 26, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Malden.
Born Aug. 12, 1916, at Pyletown, to the late John Henry Moore and Mary Gaines Moore, he was a homemaker and member of the Pleasant Grove Community Church at Pyletown.
On May 18, 1933, at Bloomfield, she married Asa Dowdy, who preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1996.
She was also preceded in death by: two sons, Gary Joe Dowdy and David Dowdy; four brothers, Raymond Moore, Roy Moore, Floyd Moore and Edwin Wooley; three sisters, Mildred Taylor, Shirley Stegall and Ruth Young; and one granddaughter, Heather Dowdy.
She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Asa Dowdy Jr. of Fairbanks, Alaska, and John and Phyllis Dowdy of Dexter; one daughter and son-in-law, Judi and Ray Hausner of Webb, Miss.; one brother, Robert Moore of Dawson Springs, Ky.; two sisters, Aileen York of Dexter and Adell Eagle of Conway, Ark.; and 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Tom Potter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery.