Ruby Claris (Martindale) Anderson

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Ruby Claris (Martindale) Anderson, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:47 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital.

Born July 9, 1930 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Frank Lester and Bessie Belle (Blaker) Martindale.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving relatives include, one son, Gordon T. Anderson (Linda) of Bloomfield; one daughter, Carol Freeman (Silver) of Bloomfield; two brothers, Charles Herbert Martindale and Jim Martindale, both of Bloomfield; one sister, Linda Lou Green (Don) of Bloomfield; her grandchildren, Nicole Freeman of Clinton, Amanda Graves (Kevan) of Switz City, Kelly Anderson of Navarre, Florida, Kelsey Anderson and Adam Anderson both of Bloomfield; great-grandchildren, Allison Morgan, Evan Brooks, Jovan Graves, Cohen Graves and Jennifer Smither.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband George William Anderson whom she married October 21, 1951 and deceased in 2007; brothers, Lester Eugene Martindale and Wilbur Ray Martindale; sister, Katherine Carpenter; and one granddaughter, Shelly Anderson.

Funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Robert Martindale officiating. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to service Saturday at the funeral home.

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