Ruby Lee (Clement) Bayless to be with her Lord and Savior in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Ruby was born January 20, 1927 in Earl, Oklahoma. She was a long-time resident of Muskogee. She attended nursing school at the Baptist Hospital and then worked at the Veterans hospital as an operating room nurse until her retirement
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She is preceded in death by her only son, David Bayless; her parents Viola and Lewis Clement; her sister Velma Trussell and her brother Roper Clement. She is survived by one sister Dolly Jackson of Muskogee. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Judy Merritt. Her daughter Lynda Higbee Arlington, Texas, and grandsons Andrew Higbee of Arizona and Christopher Higbee of Arlington, Texas. Also surviving her is a host of special nephews, nieces,’ great nieces and nephews and cousins in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Ohio.
Ruby was blessed with the ability to travel many places in America and in the world, England, Ireland and Scotland, Africa, Italy. Many times, she took others with her to see and experience some of those same places.
Honorary Pallbearers: Charlie Parks, Conner Parks, Robbie Jackson Jr, Toby Jackson, Dylan Sullivan, Carter Nelson and Jackson Sullivan
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Boy’s Ranch at the Baptist Children’s Home at www.obhc.org