Ruby Ellen Benner Belcher, of Independence, passed away July 5, 2017, at home after a long illness. She was born Nov. 1, 1934.
She is survived by two sons, James Mickael and Ronald Wayne Belcher, and three grandchildren – Jermy, Nickles and Jennifer Belcher and one great-grandson, Austin James Belcher. Six sisters survive – Melba Whitmer, Jaunita Gooden, Shirley Dean, Roberta Hamel, Junie Armstrong and Carolyn Pusch.
Preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers, two brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law.
Services will be held at a later date.