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November 13, 2012

Ruby ‘Ruth’ Baker Moon


Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel

CULLMAN — Ruby ‘Ruth’ Baker Moon

Funeral services for Ruby “Ruth” Baker Moon, 89, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel, the Revs. Ray Ponder and David Richards officiating, with interment in  Oakwood Memorial Gardens. George Weeks will provide song.

Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Moon went home to be with Jesus Saturday, Nov. 10, from Hanceville Nursing and Rehab in Cullman County. She was born June 21, 1923, in Cullman County. She resided in Gardendale for 60 years. She was a member of Pineywood Baptist Church in Gardendale and always considered herself an honorary member of the New Prospect Baptist Church in Cullman County, where she was born and raised. She retired from Gardendale High School lunchroom after 16 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Marvin R. Moon; her mother and daddy, Era F. and Agnes Lee Wilson Baker; and a brother, Howard “Buddy” Baker.

Survivors include her five children, Gwen (Edwin) Hollis of Gardendale, Maxine (Gerald) Barnett of Hanceville, Lon Dee (Dianne) Moon of Gardendale, Sandra (J.E.) Campbell and Linda Kay Parker, both of Fultondale; four sisters, Imogene McClendon of Cullman, Mildred Sandlin of Bremen, Mary Ellen Hutchinson of Mobile and Marcell Ginn of Hanceville; two brothers, Harold (Bess) Baker of Cullman and Donald (Faye) Baker of Hanceville; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends who loved and will miss her.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Sohn and Brent Barnett; great-grandsons, Austin Barnett and Roman Travis; and grandsons-in-law, Chris Travis and Michael Sellers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.