Graveside services for Ruby Lorene Dobias, 82, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Ball Cemetery, Dora, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dobias died at 11:18 a.m., Monday, January 23, 2012, at Brooke Haven Health Care, West Plains, Missouri. She was born June 28, 1929, at Dora, Missouri, to Joe and Helen Kirkland Howard. Mrs. Dobias had been a telephone operator and a real estate agent in San Francisco, California, before her retirement.
She is survived by one brother, Charles Howard, wife, Shirley, Mountain Home, Arkansas; one sister, Irene Frazier, husband, LeRoy, Mountain View, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Jessie Howard and Vineta Howard, both of Dora, Missouri; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Her parents, two brothers, Jim and Joe Howard and two sisters, Mary Gilly and Hazel Cobb and one infant sister, precede her in death.
Memorials may be made to Ball Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.