Ruby Mae Stephens, 86, of Conway, passed away on March 30, 2010.  

Born in Terrell, Texas, she was a daughter to the late George W. and Edna (Blansett) House.  

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she was a member of Robinson and Center Church of Christ.   

Ruby had worked for Southwestern Bell as a switchboard operator and was an active volunteer at nursing homes and independent living facilities in Texas and Arkansas.  

She enjoyed crocheting, reading, corresponding with friends and making porcelain dolls.

A sister, Billye Hull Adcock, and a brother, Johnny House, also preceded Ruby in death.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Patton Stephens; daughter, Mary "Mikie" McLendon and husband Paul of Conway; granddaughters, Mandy Tatom and husband Don of Conway and Magen Parker and husband Jason of El Dorado; four great-grandchildren, Talyn, Ben, Jake and Mary Claire; and nieces and nephew, Patsy McClain, Ray Tripplet and Susie, Becky and Johnny House. 

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 2, at Furr Cemetery in Locust Bayou, Ark.   

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. tonight at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to In SEARCH of the Lord’s Way, P.O. Box 371, Edmund, OK 73083

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