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Ruby Prater 1926- 2012

Rubena "Ruby" Prater, 86, died at 11:48 p.m. Oct. 16, 2012, at Kenton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Kenton.

She was born March 5, 1926, in Magoffin County, Ky., to Mennefee and Alta Patrick Patton, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 11, 1943, she married Herbert "Hebert" Prater, who died May 30, 2005.

Mrs. Prater was a homemaker and retired from North Electric Co., Kenton, after several years. She was a member of McGuffey Church of Christ, McGuffey. She was a member of TOPPS. She was an artist who painted landscape scenes and loved canning from grandpa's garden.

Survivors include a daughter, Beverly (Roy) Justice, of Alger; a daughter-in-law, Linda Prater, of Orlando, Fla.; five grandchildren, Angela (Charles) Jeffrey, Robert Amos Prater, Douglas Todd (Lisa) Prater, Jonathan (Shelly) Prater and Deborah Flint; 11 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ed (Gloria) Patton, of Kenton; and four sisters, Diane Hamilton, of Kenton, Cathy (Darrell) Tackett, of Findlay, Patty Patton, of Indiana, and Jenny Woofter, of Findlay.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Douglas Prater, who died May 17, 1995; a grandson, Phillip Justice; five brothers, Delmar, Johnny, Dorsey, Danny and Phillip Patton; and a sister, Ailene Capps.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at McGuffey Church of Christ, McGuffey. Pastor Jacob Huber and Pastor Ron Briggs will officiate. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hardin County Hospice, Kenton.
Condolences may be expressed at hansonneely.com.