Ruby I. Noel, 101, of Charleston, AR, died Friday, January 31, 2014, in Charleston. She was born August 22, 1912 in Muncie, Indiana, to Harve and Jessie Koons and spent most of her years in Muncie. She married Elmer Noel at a young age and lived around Central Kentucky and Indiana following his career. She worked in food service for 30 plus years with the Ball Corporation in Indiana. She moved to Charleston in 1999 to be near her sole surviving son, Bill C. Noel. She lived her final years at Greenhurst Nursing Center in Charleston, AR were she was well known for her daily walks around campus. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son Glenn Noel and one daughter Margie Lathrem.
Burial will be at Elm Ridge Memorial Cemetery in Muncie, Indiana under the direction of Meeks Mortuary. For service information visit www.meeksmortuary.com. Local arrangements were under the direction of Smith Mortuary in Charleston, Arkansas.
She is survived by her son Bill Noel and his family of Charleston; a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several fifth generation grandchildren.