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Ruby Lee Snethern

Funeral services for Ruby Lee Snethern, 79, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2018 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Snethern passed away at 9:00 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2018 at her home.


She was born March 31, 1939, at West Plains, Missouri, to Howard Earl Young and Lola Ann Moffis Young.  Ruby graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1957.  On March 14, 1959, she was married at West Plains, Missouri to Bud Snethern, who preceded her in death on February 9, 2011.  Mrs. Snethern had worked as a telephone operator, Holiday Inn, Maxine’s Steak House, City of West Plains as a meter maid and retired from Don’s auto; after her retirement she worked at the West Plains Elementary School.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed playing golf, fishing, raising flowers, yard work, traveling and vacations with her family.  Mrs. Snethern attended First General Baptist Church.


She is survived by one daughter, Tammy Jo Barks and husband, Chuck, West Plains, Missouri. five grandchildren, Shelby Wilbanks and wife, Amanda, Dusty Wilbanks, Cody Barks and wife, Jennifer, Dustin Barks and Jake Barks and significant other, Kenya; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Freda Paschall; two brothers-in-law, J. B. Snethern and wife, Andi and Jerry Snethern and wife, Joyce; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, husband, one brother, Michael Ray Young, one sister, Lois Harper and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans group of choice or any charity of choice and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at