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Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 10:05 PM

Obituary - Ruby Murel Travis (Anderson) Lee

Obituary - Ruby Murel Travis (Anderson) Lee
Obituary - Ruby Murel Travis (Anderson) Lee

September 7, 1932 - May 28, 2024

Ruby Murel Travis (Anderson) Lee, born September 7, 1932, in Mountain Grove, Missouri, died May 28, 2024, aged 91, after suffering a fall at home. She moved to Fallon from Missouri with her parents and siblings when she was 10. She attended school in Churchill County and as an adult worked in many positions, including Sprouse Reitz, JCPenney, Sears, First National Bank of Nevada, the State of Nevada, and the Churchill County Clerk /Treasurer’s Office, being elected the Clerk/Treasurer in 1987. She retired in 1996. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Business & Professional Women and Soroptimist. She married Richard Henry Anderson, April 14, 1951, and they had 4 children. After Richard’s death, she married Mark Lee October 12, 1995. Together, Mark and Ruby served a service mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo, Illinois from 2000-2001. She loved bowling, gardening, reading, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Orpha Travis, brothers Raymond and Alvin (Mo) Travis, husband Richard, sons Richard Earl and Bill Anderson, bonus son-in-law, Dan Clifford, and grandchildren Brian Clifford and Korah Coulthard Lee. She is survived by husband Mark Lee, children Mike Anderson and Rhonda Anderson Maynes (Eric),  bonus children Debra Clifford and Glenn Lee (Elsie), grandchildren Torie Sandberg, Kevin Anderson (Jeffrey), Michael Wayne Anderson Jr. (Page), Andrew (Julianne), Aaron and Adam Maynes, Eric Clifford (Heather), Sheila Clifford, Glenda, Shaw and Cooper Lee,  and  great-grandchildren Macie Nesplak (Qwinnton), Addison, Baylor and Kesley Sandberg, Brixtan Cole, Pasen, Casen and Oaklii Anderson, Evander Maynes, and Liberty Clifford, and sisters, Nadine Hartung, Freeda (Larry) Irons, Betty Bailey (Bob), and brothers Leonard and Bud (Kay) Travis, and sister-in-law Pat Lee. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 3, 2024, at 11:00 am at 750 W. Richards Street, Fallon, NV, with interment following at the Fallon cemetery. Viewing will be held at 10:00 am at the Richards Street building.

 


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Dianne Hutchens 05/30/2024 06:58 PM
Awww, so sorry to hear this. Amazing woman, first met her through Soroptimist's. Still have her recipe for German Chocolate Pie, it was a winner! Condolences to her family, one of the nicest women I’ve ever known.

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