A funeral service for Ruby Louise Deardoff, 77, will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2201 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow the service at Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery, 275 Springhill Church Road, Ringgold, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Pastor Monroe Mercer.
Ruby was born July 4, 1944 in Malcolm, Mississippi and raised by Charlie DeWitt and Allene DeWitt and passed away January 23, 2022 in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Ruby was a strong and amazing woman. Her fight through all the years of fighting breathing problems and other health issues she always put other people first and never wanted anyone to worry about her. She was the best sister, mom and grandmother anyone could ever ask for. Ruby was very caring, loving and quiet her grandkids say she was a great listener and always had words of wisdom. Her hobbies included reading and cooking. She loved to bake and cook for large gatherings, and she was always heading up church eating meetings. Ruby was very faithful and always went to church when her health allowed, she played the organ for Greenacres Baptist Church for years. She was very loved by all and will be greatly missed.
Ruby is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie DeWitt and Allene DeWitt; husband, Loren Deardoff. She is survived by her son, Charles Deardoff and wife, Linda; daughter, Lori Gibson; grandchildren, Jason Salter and wife, Kelli, Matthew Gibson and fiancé Donna, Garrett Gibson, Nicholas Deardoff, Kaleigh Deardoff and fiancé Jayden, Victoria Larrabee and husband, Guy and Teddy Clark and wife, Lindsey; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Pequignot, Theo Clark; sisters, Brenda Bain and fiancé Danny, Gretna Wilson and husband, Gary; brother Ricky DeWitt and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a thank you to Amedisys Hospice, and a special thank you to Victoria Larrabee for taking such good care of her in her last hours.
Honoring Ruby as pallbearers will be Jason Salter, Matthew Gibson, Nicholas Deardoff, John Bain, Scott Boozer and Jayden Jones.