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April 6, 2013

Ruby L. Maddox

April 13, 1925 - April 3, 2013

Daleville, Ind. —  Ruby Lucille Maddox, 87, a lifetime resident of Daleville, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at the Beech Grove Meadows Nursing Center in Beech Grove, Ind.

She was born in Daleville on April 13, 1925, and was the daughter of Martin D. Davis and Mary Elizabeth Betterton.

She was the proprietor/or worked at the Davis Fruit Farm since 1941. She was also a graduate of Daleville High School, class of 1943.

She was a member of the Daleville Women’s Club and the Daleville Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W.E. “Jiggs” Maddox; and a son, Marty.

Survivors include five children, Mary Beth Shelton of Anderson, Janie Rizzi (Tom) of Indianapolis, Jay Maddox (Debby) of Daleville, Peggy Hook (Dave Fernandez) of Indianapolis and Charles “Pat” Maddox (Kellie) of Daleville; and one brother, Dr. Edward Davis (Peggy) of Clearwater, Fla.

Also surviving are 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews; and a Special sister-in-Law, Betty Lorance of Muncie.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 8212 S. Walnut St., Daleville, with the Rev, Gary McManus officiating. Burial will follow at Bronnenburg Cemetery, Chesterfield.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made, through the funeral home, to the American Cancer Society.

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