Ruby Lee Garey

Wednesday, March 7, 2007


Ruby Lee Garey, 78, formerly of Dyess, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at her home in Caraway. Born in Grandglaze on July 30, 1928, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Elmo Garey, her parents, Ned and Elsie Teeple, a sister, Beth McFactridge, and a brother, Ned Maxie Teeple.

Survivors include a son, Danny Garey, of West Memphis; three daughters, Elsie Lewellen of Keiser, Myra Hall of Tyronza, and Teresa Blagg of Caraway; two grandchildren, Lee Ann Cook of Caraway and Jennifer Hall of Jonesboro; and two great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Cook and Ali Towels of Caraway.

A celebration of her life was held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. A graveside service was held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion.

Memorials may be sent to The West Clinic Wings Cancer Foundation, Box 100 North Humphrey's Boulevard, Memphis.