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Ruby Lee Warren

Funeral services for Ruby Lee Warren, 80, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Warren passed away at 8:42 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Chestnutridge, Missouri.


She was born November 5, 1940, at Dora, Missouri, to Odie Lee Croney and Eva Alberta Welch Croney.  Before her retirement, Ruby had been a restaurant owner and operator.  She loved to cook, quilt, garden, sew and tend to her flowers; she loved her girls.  Mrs. Warren was a member of Faith Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.


She is survived by four children, Cathy Roberts and husband, Richard, West Plains,  Missouri, Brenda Guilliams, Chestnutridge, Missouri, Sharon Burton and husband, Alvin, Ava, Missouri and Leisha Patrick and husband, Rod, Highlandville, Missouri; twelve grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, six sisters, Eunice Flowers, Thelma Croney, Joan Croney, Hazel Gordon, Helen Drumright and Dorothy Stowers and three brothers, Buck, Bill and James Croney, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Sweeton Pond Cemetery.   Online condolences may be expressed at