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Ruby Lorene (Worley) Deweese

August 5, 1931 ~ June 6, 2021 (age 89)


Ruby Lorene (Worley) Deweese was born on August 5, 1931 in Stilwell, Oklahoma to Gus Elmer Worley and Cynthia Elizabeth (Johnson) Worley and passed away on June 6, 2021 in Stilwell, Oklahoma at the age of 89 years, 10 months, and 1 day.

Ruby loved painting, enjoyed art and making quilts.  She loved her family and was devoted to them.  She never met a stranger and everyone was family to Ruby. 

“Thanks, and appreciation to my children for sharing their families with me to give me a beautiful life.”

~ Ruby Lorene Deweese


She is preceded in death by her parents: Gus and Cynthia Worley, husband: Gillis Wayne Deweese, 5 brothers, and 4 sisters.

Ruby is survived by children: Leah Cheryl and husband Larry Strauss of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Gillis Rylen and wife Connie Deweese of Lake Kiowa, Texas, and Rhonda and husband Charles Kester of Stilwell, Oklahoma. Grandchildren: Amanda and Patrick Stone of Bixby, Oklahoma, Andrea Strauss of Bixby, Oklahoma, Jay and Mandi Kester of Lincoln, Arkansas, and Leah and Ryan Cobb of Lake Kiowa, Texas. Great grandchildren: Adria Brooke Kester, Kayleigh Paige Kester, Tessa Danielle Kester all of Park Hill, Oklahoma, Sawyer Van Stone of Bixby, Oklahoma, and Grayson James Cobb of Lake Kiowa, Texas.

Precious memories: Gillis Matthew Kester, and Keaton Graham Turnbow.

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace.”

~ Numbers 6:24-26


“…for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto Him against that day.”

~ 2 Timothy 1:12


Funeral services were held at 2 pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Victory Southern Baptist Church, Stilwell, OK with Bro. Don Varble officiating.  Interment followed at Stilwell City Cemetery, Stilwell, OK under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home.


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June 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Victory Southern Baptist Church
Highway 51 East
Stilwell, OK 74960

Funeral Service
June 9, 2021

2:00 PM
Victory Southern Baptist Church
Highway 51 East
Stilwell, OK 74960

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