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1922-2018
Funeral services for Ruby Sarah Botts Kilgore, 95, of Chickasha will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2018 in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Hill officiating.
Ruby Sarah (Welborn) Botts Kilgore was born October 17, 1922 in Ft. Towson, Oklahoma to Luther Curtis Welborn and Ollie B. (Cooper) Welborn. She died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Ruby came to Amber with her family when she was six and later moved to the Kechi community southwest of Chickasha, attending rural schools.
On September 18, 1937, she married James Richard Botts and to this union their four children were born.
They moved to Cement in 1939, where she and Richard had an auto repair garage for 16 years. She was the secretary for the auto repair garage and later worked as a nurse's aide.
Ruby was a member of Full Gospel 1st Pentecostal Church.
She was preceded in death by both parents; husbands, Richard Botts and Charles Kilgore; daughter, Nadine Lemon; son, James Curtis Botts; grandsons, Eugene and Lynn Johnson; six sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include daughters, Eva Jewel Welch of Oklahoma City and Mary Brewer and husband, Jim, of Chickasha; two brothers, Karol and Calvin Welborn; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren; and other extended family and friends.
Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, east of Cement, under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.ferguson-funeralhome.com
Published on February 15, 2018
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