Ruby Jarvis May, 93 -Spencer

Ruby Jarvis May, 93, of Spencer West Virginia, died February 18, 2008 at Miletree Center, Spencer, after a long illness.

She was born October 25, 1914 in Stinson, Calhoun County, WV, a daughter of the late Nelson and Lora Hicks Jarvis. She previously lived in New York, Colorado and California until returning to Spencer in 1957. She worked various jobs including caregiving to the sick and elderly. She enjoyed different kinds of crafts including quilting.

She is survived by one sister, Eva Parsons of Spencer, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James May; one infant son; three sisters. Mae Moss, Violet Smith and Myrtle Lauber; and three brothers, Harry, Cecil and Ernest Jarvis.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, February 21 at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer. Rev. Tom Fletcher will officiate. Burial will be in the Lamb Cemetery near Stinson.

Visitation is two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.