104 - Ruby Brewer - Rush Springs, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 47.153 W 097° 56.872
14S E 596260 N 3849802
Quick Description: Ruby lived most of her life in the Rush Springs area - born in Bailey, OK and living in Marlow at the time of her death.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2014 12:52:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMJV3H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Ruby Brewer is laid to rest in Rush Springs Cemetery, and shares a headstone with her husband Grant (Bud) who passed away n 1990. Theirs is a pink granite stone with the surname BREWER at the center top and each of their name and dates inscribed on an open Bible beneath. They were married on December 22, 1925.

Ruby's inscription reads:

BREWER
Ruby
Feb. 7, 1906
July 13, 2010

* Ruby was born in Oklahoma Territory, almost two years before statehood.
* On New Year's Day, before she turned ten, the first football game was played in the Rose Bowl.
* Ruby was 20 when the first public demonstration of television was presented in London.
* ENIAC, the first U.S. computer was finished the year Ruby turned 40.
* The year Ruby was 60 was the year all US cigarette packs had to carry the warning: "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health"
* Ruby was 80 when news hit of the world's worst nuclear power plant disaster at Chernobyl, USSR.
* The year Ruby turned 100, Western Union discontinued its telegraph service.

Ruby Brewer obituary: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Brewer&GSfn=+&GSiman=1&GScid=238817&GRid=55417679&

Location of Headstone: Rush Springs Cemetery

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