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Ruby N. Mayes, age 86, of DeSoto, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in DeSoto. Ruby was born on June 17, 1928 to the late William and Bessie (Nee Simmons) Moffit in North English, Iowa. She worked as an assembler/tester for White Rodgers Corp. She was married to the late Bille L. Mayes on August 23, 1952. Billie preceded her in death April 12, 2000.
She is survived by her loving family; son, Terry (Debbie) Mayes of Desoto; daughter, Colette (John) Carroll of Burlington, IA; grandchildren: Jason Williamson, Courtney (John) Mleczewski and Nick Carroll; great-grandchildren: Kyle, Johnny, Makayla, and Autumn Williamson and Leah Mleczewski; sisters: Velda Schauf of Wellman, IA and Mildred Walters of Tiffin, IA; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Billie; three brothers: Harold "Ike" Moffit, Dean Moffit and Wayne Moffit; five sisters: Arlene Swenson, Ida Herrick, Donna "Donnie" Perrin, twin sister, Ruth Claypool, and Emmageane Myers.
The service will be officiated by Deacon Ed Boyer.