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Ruby Emma Evelyn WILLIAMS

Ruby Emma Evelyn WILLIAMS

Female 1913 - 2010  (96 years)

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  • Name Ruby Emma Evelyn WILLIAMS  [1, 2
    Born 30 Dec 1913  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Jul 2010  White Rock, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (Living names remove) MORRIS, Ruby Emma Evelyn (nee WILLIAMS) Born December 30, 1913 in Vancouver, British Columbia, passed away on July 1, 2010 at the age of 96 in White Rock, B.C. Ruby grew up in Vancouver, the youngest of four siblings, brothers Les and Ivor, and sister, Iris. Ruby graduated from Normal School at the University of British Columbia as a teacher in 1934. In 1938, she married her "true love", Wilfred MORRIS in Vancouver, BC. In her words, she "took one look at him and fell in love!" She would call him "Lover" for the rest of her life. Even as a child, Ruby knew that she wanted to be a missionary. She and Wilfred went to Peru in 1938 immediately after their marriage. They would spend the rest of their working lives in South America. Their four children, were all born in Peru. Everyone loved Ruby for her warmth, charisma and her great love of people. Ruby was also always known for her beautiful voice and love of singing. In her missions work, she was a teacher, a pastor and a musician. Most of all, Ruby was known for her deep and abiding love of Jesus. Ruby is survived by and dearly loved by her four children and their spouses, ten grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren as well as many, many dear friends and extended family members. A Graveside Service will be held in Ruby's honour on Thursday, July 8th 2010 at 2:00 p.m., preceded by a viewing at 1:00 p.m.: Valleyview Memorial Gardens 14644 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 2E7. In lieu of flowers, donations to a Memorial Fund on behalf of Ruby will be forwarded to the Wawa Wasi Foundation for the Abrigo Andino Children's Home in Arequipa, Peru. Cheques payable to: Wawa Wasi Foundation. Canadian donations: P.O. Box 75217, White Rock, BC V4B 5L4; American donations: P.O. Box 120937, Chula Vista, CA 91912 Delta Funeral Home 604-946-6040. Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 7, 2010.
    Buried 8 Jul 2010  Valleyview Memorial Gardens, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Valleyview Memorial Gardens
    Surrey, British Columbia
    Person ID I2407  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2013 

    Family Wilfred Henry MORRIS,   b. 15 Jan 1905, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994, Salem, Marion, Oregon, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1938  [1
    • After retiring in 1984, and a brief visit in Vancouver, they completed their retirement in Salem, Oregon.
    Address 1938  [1
    • Wilfred and Ruby arrived in Peru after only one week of marriage. There were 3 (2 years each) furloughes back to Vancouver.
    Address 1960  [1
    • In 1960 the family moved to Caracas, Venezuela.
    Address 1963  [1
    • Wilfred and Ruby returned to Vancouver in 1963 for 2 years.
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    Last Modified 4 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F758  Group Sheet

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    Ruby Morris, nee Williams
    Ruby Morris, nee Williams

  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.


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