Ruby Jewel Hodges, 105, longtime resident of Coolidge entered her heavenly home on October 10, 2020. Graveside services will be held at the Coolidge Cemetery on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 10:30AM with Jim Britt officiating.
Ruby Jewel was born on January 9, 1915 in Oletha, Texas, at her family home, to Sam and Myrtle Bardin. On September 12, 1934, she married the love of her life, Roy Hodges, and they built their life in Coolidge, Texas. Ruby Jewel was a hard worker on their farm and worked at the Mexia State Supported Living Center where she retired. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening and everyone that knew her would say she could do anything. Her strong faith in the Lord was apparent throughout her life journey of 105 years. Her loving compassionate heart and wise words toward friends and family will be missed but forever treasured.
Ruby Jewel is preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Myrtle Bardin; husband Roy Hodges; sisters, Juanita Forrester and Ollie Ruth Mann; brother Jack Bardin; and son-in-law Bert Harrison Sr.
Ruby Jewel is survived by her daughters, Glenna Harrison of Mexia and Jan Robinson and husband Ken of Green Valley, AZ. Ruby Jewel was blessed with six grandchildren. Stacy Harrison of Fort Worth, Bert Lynn Harrison Jr. of Mexia, Jon Harrison and wife Jaime of Mexia, James Harrison and wife Kelly of Mexia, Angie Bardin and husband David of Las Vegas, NV and Andy Todd of Longview. Ruby Jewel is also survived by eleven great grandchildren, three great- great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins that she loved dearly.