In Memory of




Obituary for Ruby Jewel Standridge

Ruby Jewel Standridge, 85, of Clinton, passed away March 9, 2019. She was born January 26, 1934 in Nogo, Arkansas to Stephen Douglas and Lou Belva Yarber McDonald. Ruby had a great smile and a wonderful laugh who liked to tease people and be teased. She had a great sense of humor and was very friendly. Ruby was a creative person who made and painted ceramics and rocks, as well as crocheted. She was also a published short-story author.
Left to cherish Ruby’s memory are her daughters Linda Wright of Hector and Carolyn Standridge of Washington State; grandchildren Renee Dixson, Jamie Murwin and Courteney Fleming. She was also survived by great-grandchildren; Kelsey Dixson, Jim Dixson, Taylyn Murwin and Tanner Murwin; sisters Nellie McEntire and Dovie McNutt; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Eli Yarber, Arvie Yarber, Shorty Yarber, Verlie Cornegie, Berlie McDonald, Willie McDonald and Claudie McDonald.
Visitation will be Friday, March 15, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Nogo Community Center. Funeral Services are March 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Michael McDonald officiating. Burial will follow in Nogo Cemetery.
Pall Bearers are Jim Dixson, Gary McDonald, Clifton McEntire, Edwin McNutt, Charles McDonald and Harold McDonald. Honorary Pall Bearers are Joe Williams.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Ruby’s Book of Memories, please go to