Funeral services for Ruby Elnora Pritchard, 96, Eudora, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at De Soto Baptist Church in De Soto, KS. Burial will follow at De Soto Cemetery. Ruby passed away Friday, October 11, 2019, at Medicalodges Eudora.
Ruby was born January 25, 1923, in Scranton, Iowa, the daughter of Willard and Minnie (Christianson) Lewis.
She worked for JC Penney’s as a stocker until she retired in 1996.
She was a member of De Soto Baptist Church for a number of years. She was also a member of the De Soto Squaws Softball Team and an auxiliary member of VFW in De Soto.
Survivors include her children, Bill Leroy (Marie Adele) Plum of Laurie, MO, Joy Faith (Bill) Swisher of Linwood, KS, Terry Mitchell (Sharon) Plum of Basehor, KS, Candy Sue (Jeff) Sipe, Linwood, KS, Nancy Beth (Larry) Warsop, De Soto, KS, Jim (Marilyn) Walker Hannibal, MO; 33 grandchildren; 50 great grandchildren; 18 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, ten siblings, husbands, one son, two daughters, two granddaughters, and one great-great granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to De Soto Baptist Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.