Ruby Ailene Madderra, daughter of Henry and Della Hash, went to be cradled in the arms of Jesus as she was held in the loving arms of Carol, Rhonda, Ashleigh, Whitney and other family and friends on September 14, 2008. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 17th at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 HWY 277 South. Viewing and visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM on Tuesday at Elmwood Funeral Home.
Ruby, who was often called Judy by family and friends, was born October 12, 1923 in Caddo County, Oklahoma and grew up around Albany. In July 1948 she married Orie Madderra of Merkel and after several Air Force assignments they retired in south Austin for 25 years. A few years after Orie's passing, Ruby came to Rowlett, where she enjoyed a full and loving life with her daughter and grandchildren. Ruby, like her mother Della, loved to show her love via her cooking. They were equally blessed with the skill of desserts and breads.
Survivors include her sister, Muriel Angel of Winters; daughter, Carolyn Fisher and son-in-law Richard; granddaughter, Rhonda Elkins; great granddaughters, Ashleigh and Whitney Elkins of Rowlett, Texas; daughter, Beverly Brod and son-in-law, Cecil; grandsons, Jake and Josh Brod of El Campo, Texas. She has many happy memories of nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, brothers and sisters, Buster Hash, Mary Hash, Madeline Thornberry, Helen Hanna and Jim Hash preceded her in death.
Carol Richard, We want to express our condolences for your loss. You will be in our prayers and we wish you the best. David, Lynda, Mike Doyel
Mike DoyelBedford, TX
Muriel, Carolyn, and Beverly, So sorry for your great lost. We sent our deepest sympathy and our prayers are with you. Will miss Ruby very much, enjoyed her letters christmas cards. She was a favorite cousin she always had a great smile for everyone. I know heaven is a brighter place now knowing she is there with all the angels and loved ones that have passed on. So sorry I didnt get to attend the service, I dont like to leave my husband alone very long. Love to each of you your families. Marie, George, Louise Shirley
Marie LoggainsBreckenridge, TX