March 1, 1936 - November 1, 2020
Ruby Juanita McAlister was born March 1, 1936 in Forney, OK to James and Alice Satterfield. She passed from this life November 1, 2020 in Durant, OK at the age of 84. Ruby lived in Soper and Hugo, OK most of her life. She worked as a cosmologist during the day, and a CNA in the evenings, at the Baptist Village of Hugo nursing home, in Hugo, OK for over twenty years. She loved to sew and make quilts, gardening, canning, flowers, bird watching, and most of all, gospel music. She always had her gospel music playing in her house as she cleaned and cooked. If you ever visited Ruby at her home, then you knew, you would not leave without eating ‘’a bite of food’’ with her. Ruby was married to the love of her life, Eugene McAlister. They enjoyed fishing and sitting on the porch together. She adored him so much. She was proceeded in death by her parents, James and Alice Satterfield, her husband, Eugene McAlister, daughter, Peggy Bell, granddaughter, Rona Harrison, and nine brothers and sisters. Ruby is survived by her children: Cynthia McCrary & husband Stan of Cartwright, OK, Cathy Grounds & husband Monte of Grandfield, OK, Lisa Bell of Genoa, AR, and stepson Jack Bell & wife Pat of Madill, OK. Grandchildren: Waylon Daugherty of Burkburnett, TX, Amanda Terrebonne of Hugo, OK, Dustin Daugherty of Dean, TX, Michael Bigelow of Cartwright, OK, Ronald Harrison of Cushing, OK, Skylar Bell of Antlers, OK, eight great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Alma Jones of Wichita Falls, TX, and Dorothy Davis of Holiday, TX. A celebration of Ruby’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel. Pastor Jack Bell will officiate. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Saturday from 9-11 AM. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Durant Funeral and Cremation Service.
Ruby Juanita McAlister was born March 1, 1936 in Forney, OK to James and Alice Satterfield. She passed from this life November 1, 2020 in Durant, OK at the age of 84. Ruby lived in Soper and Hugo, OK most of her life. She worked as a cosmologist... View Obituary & Service Information
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