Born 10-30-1924 -- Died 11-7-2006
Ruby Christine Cagle was born the daughter of Henry Sanders and Eva Nickless Sanders Oct. 30, 1924, in Alton, and died Nov. 7, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 82.
She was united in marriage Sept. 7, 1946, in Alton to Clarence Bettis, who preceded her in death on Oct. 23, 1968. She was united in marriage Nov. 18, 1972, in Alton to Willie Cagle, who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 1985.
She was a member of the Nebo Pentecostal Church in Alton. After moving to Thayer, she enjoyed attending the Thayer Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, Gene Bettis of Centralia, Illinois and Lynn Bettis and wife Barbara of Marshall, Mo.; one daughter, Edith Bettis of Thayer; four grandchildren, Cecil Bettis and wife Angela of Middleton, Idaho, Brian Bettis and wife Cami of Emmett, Idaho, David Bettis and wife Danielle of Emmett and Kevin Bettis of Thayer; three stepgrandchildren, Dustin and Brent England of Marshall, Mo., and Brenda Taylor of Salem, Ark.; four sisters, Esther Sutton of Lebanon, Mo., Helen Simms of Fair Grove, Mo., Mable Shelton of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Betty Taffar of Ravenden, Ark.; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; two sons, Danny Bettis and Raymond Bettis; one grandson, Darren Bettis; one brother, Freddie Sanders; three sisters, Pearl Cagle, Rose Mooney and Mary Magdalene Sanders.
The funeral services were held on Nov. 11 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bro. Noel Gene Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Bailey Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.