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Ruby Jane Irons

November 4, 1926 - January 9, 2019

Ruby Jane Irons, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at Rebold Manor. She was 92 years of age. Ruby was born November 4, 1926, in Okemah to the late Earnest and Dessie (Lane) Hodge. She married Raymond Elby Irons who preceded her in death on July 30, 2007. Ruby worked at George Nigh Rehabilitation Center for many years. She enjoyed quilting and sewing and loved arts and crafts. Ruby had attended Calvary Baptist Church in Okmulgee. Holidays were always at her house. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Nelson and husband Jeff as well as her grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A committal service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at the Highland Cemetery in Okemah. Friends and family may visit the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.

Memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on Ruby’s Tribute Page at

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