Ruby was born on February 2, 1932, in Waelder, Texas, to Johnny Hearn and Neomi Hearn-Cloud. She came to Skidmore at the age of 17 years when she answered an ad in the paper for a waitress position at one of the local café’s. This is where she met and married Henry G. Herzog, her husband of 32 years.
Later in life Ruby was a manager of several local convenience stores where she was not only loved and respected by her colleagues, but by its patrons. She was known to always have a smile on her face and was a friend to all.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and her son, David L. Herzog.
She is survived by her brother, Jim (Della) Hearn of Flatonia, TX; and sisters, Lois Foxell of Yoakum, TX, Judy (Larry) Barre of Rockport, TX, and Jewel (Delton) Spree of Edna, Texas; her children, George (Marsha) Herzog of Aransas Pass, Texas, Katherine Tollette and G. Henry Herzog both of Skidmore, Texas, and Patty (Neal) Bieler of Glen Rose, Texas. She was blessed with 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; as well as many nephews and nieces.
Visitation was held at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service was held on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. with Chaplain Longoria officiating with burial to follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore, Texas.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to everyone for their love and support.
Memorials in Ruby’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.
American Cancer Society PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718
American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231.