Ruby Mae Harrigal

Funeral services for Ruby Mae (Glover) Harrigal, 101, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel and Crematory in Georgetown with burial to follow at Live Oak Cemetery in Youngsport.

Mrs. Harrigal died Feb. 4, 2018, in Farmersville. She was born Aug. 26, 1916, in Bell County to John William and Bertha Mae (Willis) Glover.

Over the course of her life, she worked as a waitress, farmer, custodian, child care worker, and seamstress.

She loved being outdoors and taking care of her lawn and garden. She also liked baking, sewing, and visiting with friends and family, whom she made laugh with her many humorous stories.

Mrs. Harrigal is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 50 years, Chester C. Harrigal; her daughter and son-in-law, “Grace (Harrigal)” and O.J. Sultemeir; brothers, W.L., F.E., R.P., B.W., and Hershal Glover; sister, Opal (Sis) Glover Green; and five sisters-in-law.

Survivors include daughter, Lynda Harrigal Parrish and Bobby Allen; two brothers, Frank and Jack Glover; sister, Jewel Bethke; granddaughters, Dawn and Stephen McDonald, and Kristi and Shane Green; great-grandsons, Jason and Amy Kirkpatrick, and Jake Kirkpatrick; great-great-grandchildren, Cayson Kirkpatrick and Tex Kirkpatrick; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

“One thing my mom would want you to take away with you today is work hard, never give up, love what you do, appreciate what you have and always be good to others.”

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel and Crematory, which is in charge of arrangements.

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