Born 9-21-1916 - Died 3-6-2002
Ruby Onetta Eary, 85, daughter of the late William and Dollie Coleman was born Sept. 21, 1916, in the community of Gid, Ark. She died March 16, 2002, at Sidney, Ark. She was married Oct. 1, 1934, to Lloyd Olan Eary in Guion, Ark., and to this union four children were born. She spent her working years as a homemaker, mother and wife. She was a member of the New Home Freewill Baptist Church.Survivors include two daughters, Lovetta Hoffman of Freemont, Neb., and Pamela Dertinger of Horseshoe Bend; two sons, Lavon Eary of Omaha, Neb., and Ronnie Eary of Batesville; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five sister, Ora Willard, Vernie Warnett, Verdie Lovelady, Myrtle Johnson, and an infant sister; four brothers, Albert Coleman, Verlin Coleman, Floye Coleman and Lloyd Coleman; and one granddaughter, Joy Byes.Services were Tuesday, March 19. 2002, at the Roman and Billy Howard Memorial Chapel with Bro. Hoover Lewis officiating. Burial was in the Reeves Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home.Pallbearers were Dave Eary, Scott Eary, Mike Hoffman, Gerald Coleman, Leon Brooks and Lloyd Brooks.Honorary pallbearers were Kenny Hoffman, Danny Eary, and Randy Eary.