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Ruby Vaughntella Tedrick

February 13, 1926 — March 11, 2021

Ruby Vaughntella Tedrick passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on March 11th, 2021, She was 95 years old.
She was born on February 13, 1926 in Hartshorne, OK, the daughter of the late James Tarwater and Minnie Tarwater. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Claude Charles Tedrick of Sand Springs, Ok; Sons Claude M. Tedrick, Carl Lane Tedrick; Brothers Bill, Frank, Joe, and Tom Tarwater; sisters Nora Owens, Betty Tarwater, Ethel Owens, and Mildred Charles.
Ruby is survived by her daughter Velvet Hefner and husband Bob of Chelsea, Ok; sister Lucille Howard and husband Bruce; grandchildren Patrick Tedrick, Carl Tedrick, David Tedrick, Jack Ward, Laura Lindsey, Jackie Taylor, Tami Green, Bobby Hefner, Buck Hefner, Sherrie Osten, Denise Delozier, Leslie Tedrick, Shannon Tedrick, Carl Tedrick Jr., Shirley Tedrick, Billy Tedrick, and Corrina Gunter, along with several great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and step-great-great-grandchildren.
"God saw she was getting tired. So He put his arms around her and whispered, 'My Child Come Home With Me." With tear filled eyes we watched her slowly fade away. Although We loved her deeply, we could not make her stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands put to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He takes only the best. "
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to Compassus Vinita, 35904 Highway 82, Vinita, Oklahoma 74301.
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Sunday, March 21, 2021

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