Ruby Sue Kelly passed away March 25, 2014. She was born April 4, 1914 in Happy, TX to H.N. (Wes) and Ruth Rodgers Key. At a very early age her family moved to Gomez where she lived until 2008 when she and her husband relocated to Rockwall to be close to her daughter. She attended Gomez school where she graduated in 1931. She married Denver Andrew Kelly on November 28, 1931. She was a farmers wife who loved to garden, cook, can and freeze the bounties from their truck patch. Her flower gardens were so pretty people would come to a stop on the highway to get a better look. After almost 78 years of marriage, Denver preceded her in death in 2009.
Ruby is survived by son: Royce Kelly and wife Charlotte of Ft. Worth, TX; daughter: Patricia Benton and husband Darrell of Rockwall, TX; grandchildren: Cindy Gano, Kelly Murphy, Tricia Kurtz, Tim Murphy, Craig Kelly, Sharla Trice, Stanley Noblett, Tammy Harvey and Kelly Scott Noblett; 21 great-grandchildren, 13 great great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, sisters: Imogene Key, Wanda Hall, and Tommie Kelly; daughter: Betty Brown; grandson: Mike Kelly; and great-grandson: Brad Sanford.
Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Saturday, March 29, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Brownfield, TX. Interment will follow in Brownfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Brownfield Funeral Home, 120 West Tate St., Brownfield, TX 79316 phone 806-637-3555. Arrangements for Mrs. Kelly are by Rest Haven Funeral Home, Rowlett, TX.