Ruby York

Ruby York

1945 - 2018

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Obituary of Ruby York

Ruby Juel York Camper, 73, of Doniphan, Missouri, died Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at the Westwood Hills Nursing Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Mrs. Camper, daughter of Johnny Claude and Eithel Bell (Burnett) Fitzgerald, was born August 26, 1945, in Smith Center, Arkansas.  She had been a seamstress at an alteration shop.  Mrs. Camper was an excellent homemaker and care-giver and loved her family, always helping anyone she could.  She also enjoyed going to flea markets and yard sales.  Mrs. Camper attended the Pentecostal Church.

She was first married to Clarence York and he preceded her in death in 2006.  She later married Alvin Camper and he preceded her in death as well.  Mrs. Camper was also predeceased by 2 sisters, Eithel Marvine Fitzgerald and Emma West; and 3 brothers, Odell, Charles and Herschel Fitzgerald.

Surviving are 2 children:  Brenda Juel Addington of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and Clarence (Cleo) York, Jr. of Doniphan; her only granddaughter whom she raised, Tracy Juel Huffstutler of Doniphan; 2 sisters, Lou Dobbins of Cherry Valley, Arkansas, and Linda Dobbins of Harrisburg, Arkansas; 4 brothers, Jessie Fitzgerald, Junior Fitzgerald, Orval Fitzgerald and Wayne Fitzgerald, all of Harrisburg, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews, great nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation will begin at noon Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan.  A graveside service will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the Wilson Cemetery.