Monday, February 28, 2022

Obituary - Ruby Evelyn Neely

Ruby Evelyn Neely age 84, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away peacefully on February 19, 2022. She was a resident of Kingswood Senior Living the final weeks of her life.

Ruby was born in Nevada, Missouri on June 11, 1937 to McKinley and Ethel (Messick) Neely. The family moved to Kansas City when Ruby was ten years old, where her father was a railroad employee. 

Ruby spent most of her life in Kansas City except for a seven year period when she lived in Washington state to be near her brother Forrest in the 1990’s. She was a telephone operator for AT&T for 30 years, retiring in 1986. Ruby was a Baptist.

She is survived by a niece, Linda Murphy of Washington state, two grandnephews, and a grandniece. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Forest Neely (Clair), her sister Melba Neely, and her brother C. Paul Neely.

She was interred in Deepwood Cemetery in Nevada, Missouri on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Ferry Funeral Home of Nevada was in charge of arrangements.

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