Ruby Z. Wright-Folven

February 11, 2019


Ruby Z. Wright-Folven, born September 9, 1938 in Rainelle, WV, peacefully passed away at 3:04 AM Monday, February 11, 2019 at Hospice of Dayton after a short illness. She earned her Early Childhood Education Certification at Miami Jacobs and for a short time worked for Fairborn Schools. She worked for 10 years as a server at the Officers Club at WPAFB and 3 years for Stockslagers Nursery. Ruby and her husband bought and worked a farm for over 40 years. She was an avid gardener and painter; a loving daughter, wife, sister, mother, grandma and great grandma. Ruby is preceded in death by parents Elmer and Bertha Wright; husband Mason in 2000; daughter Susan in 1991; brothers Estil, Sterling and Merill Wright. Survived by sisters Reba Calawy and Reatha Wright; brother Earl Wright and wife Barbara; children Anita Pennington, Luther Carter and Kathy Carter-Hescott and husband Michael; grandson Joshua Runyon; granddaughter Megan Parker and husband Joshua; great granddaughter Jordyn Parker; adopted grandsons Jacob Booher and Jeffrey Casselman; along with many nieces and nephews. The family will hold private services at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of Dayton would be greatly appreciated. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ruby Z. Wright-Folven please visit our Sympathy Store.

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