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Mrs. Ruby Six

Mrs. Ruby Leona Six, 89, of 8826 Longís Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, died Tuesday, July 18, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington,  She was the wife of Carroll Franklin Six, who died in 1987.

Born June 28, 1911, in Creagerstown, she was a daughter of the late Abraham Scott and Mary Ellen Favorite Long. Mrs. Six was a lifelong member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Creagerstown. She was also a member of the adult Sunday school class and the Faithful Workers of the church. She loved to cook and garden and enjoyed being with her family.

Surviving are two children, Darlene Tyler and husband Don of Thurmont, and Wayne Six and wife Karen of New Market; and five grandchildren, Shawn Tyler and wife Kim, and Shane Tyler, all of Thurmont, and Matthew Six, Timothy Six and Michael Mullinix, all of New Market. Mrs. Six was preceded in death by four sisters, Mabel Whitmore, Nellie Fisher, Bess Havner and Lora Long; and three brothers, Clarence, Ernest and William Long. 

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 22, at St. Johnís Lutheran, 8619 Blacks Mill Road, Creagerstown. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery, Creagerstown.

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