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Mrs. Ruby "Punkin" Robertson

March 19, 1950 — November 14, 2013

Mrs. Ruby Robertson"Punkin"Funeral services for Ruby Lee Robertson, 63, of Kilgore will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Kilgore Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Lawson officiating. Burial will follow at Kilgore Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Victory Funeral Services. Ruby, more affectionately known as Punkin, was born in Forney, Texas on Sunday, March 19, 1950 to the parentage of Ruben and Helen J. Sanders. On Thursday, November 14, 2013, she departed this life at Good Shepherd Medical Center. She united with Westview Church of Christ at an early age and later at Mt. Pleasant CME and Kilgore Baptist Church. At the time of her death she was employed in the Kilgore Independent School District as a cook and bus monitor. She had previously been employed at Gregg Home for the Aged. She attended C. B. Dansby High School. Ruby was an upbeat friendly person who never met a stranger. Ruby united in holy matrimony with Johnny Robertson, Sr. who preceded her in death. Her parents, husband, son, Roy Sanders, brothers, Joe Boy Seaton and Peter Pan Sanders, sister, Betty Sanders, five aunts, Ollie Smith, Erma Jean Benton, Henrietta Sanders and Ella Ree Sanders and Fannie D. Washington and uncles, Lee Sanders and Jim Sanders all preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter and her companion, Bunny Berry and Wayne Brown of Tyler, TX; two sons and companion, Forrest Sanders and Parie Williams of Kilgore, TX and Johnny L. Robertson, Jr. of Huntsville, TX; four sisters and their spouses, Norma and Allen Sims of Kilgore, TX; Vivian Franklin and Barbara Franklin both of Longview, TX; and Margaret Seaton of Dallas, TX; four brothers and their spouses, Lee Roy and Roslyn Sanders and James and Eva Sanders all of Kilgore, TX; Edward Franklin of Tulsa, OK and Roy Lee & Glenda Sanders of Tyler, TX; two adopted sisters and their spouses, Debbie and Wayne Hamilton of Kilgore, TX and Mary and Finist Brooks of Tyler, TX; three aunts, Doris Caldwell of Tyler, TX; Eller Johnson of Dallas, TX; and Annie Jones of Los Angeles, CA; two uncles, Andrew Smith of Dallas, TX and Henry Sanders of Whitehouse, TX and many more relatives and friends. Public viewing will be Friday, November 22, 2013, starting at noon with family visitation from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Victory Funeral Services.
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