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Ruby Gibbs

August 14, 1938 — March 1, 2018

Ruby Louise Vick Gibbs (Tootsie) departed this life Thursday March 1, 2018 at her home.  She was born August 14, 1938 in Merrietta, Mississippi.  She lived most of her life in Marked Tree, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her Father: William Oreal Vick, mother: Pernie Ann Letson Vick, 3 brothers: William Vick, Morris Ray Vick and Roger Dale Vick.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Franklin Gibbs, 3 daughters: Peggy Sue Clark of Trumann, Arkansas, Terry Denise Sullivan of Tyronza, Arkansas, Janet Faye Wright of the home, 4 brothers:  Willard Vick of Marked Tree, Arkansas, James Vick of Trumann, Arkansas, Rayburn Vick of Tyronza, Arkansas, Odie Vick of Marked Tree, Arkansas,  5 sisters: Lois Way of Decater Alabama, Ellen Carter of Marked Tree, Arkansas, Faye Turner of Memphis, Tennessee, Angie Fields of West Memphis, Arkansas, Sandy Hydrick of Wynne, Arkansas, 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and the service will follow at 1:00 pm at the Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Marked Tree with Brother Rick Kimery officiating.

Interment will follow in Tyronza Cemetery.

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