Ruby Jewel Cloninger

Friday, July 11, 2014

Ruby Jewel Cloninger, 67, of Leachville, died Wednesday July 9, 2014, at UAMS in Little Rock. Born at Oak Grove, La., she was the daughter of the late George and Lona Mae Gilliam Hice and had been a Leachville resident the past 37 years. She was a 1965 graduate of Luxora High School, was retired from Bassler Electric in Caraway and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, James Hice, Carlos Hice, Gerald Hice and Rudy Hice.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Charles Cloninger of Leachville; two sons, Chris Cloninger and wife Tammy of Leachville and Derrick Cloninger of Dickson, Tenn.; one daughter, Cheryl Weaver and husband David of Black Rock; one brother, Bobby Hice of Mountain View; one sister, Wanda Ramsey of Timbo; and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Don Howard officiating. Burial will follow in the Monette Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 11, at the funeral home.

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