Ruby O. Erickson, 82, of Lawrenceville, Ga., entered into rest on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, after a gallant fight with emphysema.|
A service honoring the life of Ruby O. Erickson will be held Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Pastor Jeff Groves officiating. Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent or viewed at wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, "A Family Company," Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Ruby Erickson was born on Aug. 22, 1930, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Louise Abigail Phipps Jones and James Albert Jones. She was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and loyal friend. Mrs. Erickson enjoyed gardening, baking and crocheting. She is going to be greatly missed by her adoring family.
She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Frederick E. Erickson in 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Sheila Erickson, Lawrenceville; son, Christopher Erickson, Moline; eight grandchildren, Mark (Crystal) Erickson, Stacia Erickson, Amy Swanson, Rebecca Anderson, Melissa (Chip) Hall, Kendra (Joey) Sowell, Travis Erickson and Randi Erickson; 14 great-grandchildren, Terrell Anderson, Taylor Anderson, Tyler Erickson, Torie Erickson, Dallas Erickson, Morgan Swanson, Darrell Hall, Cheyenne Hall, Ashlyn Hall, Brinley Hall, Ava Sowell, Keenan Wilhelm, Cameron Wilhelm and Kowen Wilhelm; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. She also was predeceased by two sons, Frederick and Martin; grandson, Scott; her parents; and 11 siblings, Russell, Ralph, Richard, Ross, Ruth, Raymond, Robert, Roger, Roy, Ronald and Retta.
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