Ruby Lea Browning Ross, 80, of Pea Ridge, AR went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at her home. She was born August 4, 1937 in Hiwasse, AR to William Leo Browning and Ima Jeane Crissman Browning.
She was an avid gardener, loved canning the food that she grew and thoroughly enjoyed raising her peony flowers.
Ruby was the family matriarch, drawing in and holding her family together. She would plan and host family gatherings as well as loving and nurturing each and everyone.
Ruby retired from RTW Industrial Plant in Bentonville after 25 years of service.
Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, Dean Ross; and a brother, Chester Browning.
Ruby is survived by her two daughters, Leann Ross of Rogers, AR and Beth Wilson of Seligman, MO; one son, Earl Ross and wife, Kim of Avoca, AR; one brother, James Browning of Bentonville; two sisters, Wilma Cooper of Centerton, AR and Jodi Kizzar of Bentonville, AR; seven grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and countless good friends made over a lifetime.
Graveside services will be held at 11am, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Hiwasse with Pastor Bob Cemer officiating.