Graveside service will be 10 AM Friday, August 5, 2022 at Resthaven Memory Gardens with a Memorial Service following at 11 AM at the Vondel Smith South Lakes Chapel, 4000 SW 104th Street, OKC, with a reception to follow at the funeral home.
Ruby Belle Rayburn went to be with her Lord & Savior on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at the age of 96. The daughter of Sina (Cantwell) and Harim Bartlett, Ruby was born on December 16, 1925 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Ruby grew up in Tuttle and Chickasha. At the young age of 19, Ruby married the love of her life, Boyd Rayburn on December 23rd, 1944, in Leesville, Louisiana and together this union of marriage was blessed with three sons: Bruce, Paul and Gary. Alongside her husband, Ruby dedicated her life to service to the Lord, church, and others. Being a pastor’s wife was a fulltime ministry. She was always volunteering, filling the needs, and serving, whether it be in the nursery, teaching Sunday School and so much more. Ruby was especially blessed with the talents of reaching out to those in need and experiencing the challenges of life and was skilled in fully supporting both a growing ministry and family. Ruby was known for her outgoing personality and will be fondly remembered for her willingness to console and be with families in their greatest time of need. She will continue to live forever in our hearts.
Ruby is now reunited with her beloved:
Parents, Sina and Harim Bartlett;
Husband of 65 years, Rev. Boyd Rayburn in March 2009;
Siblings: Tommy Bartlett, Addie Mae Fulton Bartlett, Troy Jasper Bartlett, Nadine Bartlett Schmidt
Ruby leaves behind her loving family:
Son, Bruce Rayburn and his wife, Janella of Plano, Texas;
Son, Paul Rayburn and his wife, Sohing of Carrollton, Texas
Son, Gary Rayburn and his wife, Lavonda of Norman, Oklahoma.
Grandchildren: Michelle Oehler, Brian Rayburn, Tim Rayburn, Jeff Rayburn, Tyler Rayburn, Garrett Rayburn, and Alexandria Morain, Alyssa Williams,
Great Grandchildren: Ellis Oehler, Pax Rayburn, Macrina Rayburn, Braden Paul Rayburn, Carter Rayburn, Campbell Rayburn, Cade Rayburn, Rowan Rayburn, Quinn Rayburn, Reid Rayburn, Coy Morain, Briar Morain, Wylder Rayburn
As well as extended family and countless friends