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Ruby Jean Jolliff

Funeral services for Ruby Jean Jolliff, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in the Langston Street Chapel at direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Jolliff passed away at 4:09 a.m., Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Ozarks Medical Center.


She was born December 22, 1936, at West Plains, Missouri, to Roy Johnston and Mable McCracken Johnston.  On August 12, 1955, she was married at West Plains, to Carl Jolliff.  She loved her husband and was Carl’s special jewel.  Ruby loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  Mrs. Jolliff loved God; her salvation day was on a Good Friday, March 3 in the early 1960’s.


She is survived by her husband, Carl Jolliff, of the family home; two children, Ron Jolliff and wife, Angie and Kevin Jolliff, all of Peoria, Illinois; seven grandchildren, Laura Hodges and husband, Michael; Joe Jolliff, Matt Jolliff and wife, Molly, Sara Mitzelfelt and husband, Ben, Karla Houston, Jerritt Jolliff and wife, Jen and Shawna Borland husband, David; thirteen great-grandchildren, one sister, Betty Riley, West Plains; and many nieces and nephews.


Her parents, one daughter-in-law, Paula Jolliff, one brother, Leroy Johnston and one sister, Doris McBride, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, in the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Jolliff Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Jolliff Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at