Ruby C. Harms, 102, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at Ridge Crest Nursing Home in Warrensburg where she had lived many years.
She was born March 31, 1917, to John and Dora Ebeling Harms on the family farm at Little Buffalo south of Stover, the youngest of six children.
As a young woman, she moved to Kansas City where she worked for various families in the area. She then went to work for Hallmark in their corporate headquarters before joining Puritan Bennett Corporation, retiring in 1985, after 33 years.
She enjoyed living on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City.
She was a United Methodist, belonging to the Stover UMC as a young girl.
She is survived by niece Pat Turner of Knob Noster; nephews Melvin Miller and wife Marie of Independence, and Robert Denker of California; along with many great, great-great, and great-great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother William Harms; sisters Bessie Denker, Mae Miller, Mabel Harms, and Alice Harper; nephew-in-law Jack Turner and niece-in-law Elora Denker.
Funeral services were Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Stover with the Rev. Tom Tuura officiating.
Memorial contributions were suggested to the Stover Cemetery or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements under direction of Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Stover.