Ruby Katherine Shanks


Ruby Katherine Shanks

Mrs. Ruby Katherine Shanks, 75, of Richmond, passed away on Wednesday morning, October 3, 2018 at the Madison Health and Rehab Center in Richmond. She was born on November 23, 1942 in Madison County to the late Leonard and Alma Begley Hill.

She was a self employed private duty care giver and enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with her family. Most importantly, she loved the Lord and was a member of the Livestone Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors include: her husband, James Arthur Shanks; two sons, David Dwayne Ballard and Danny Allen Renfro (Robin); one daughter, Dianna Wieloszynski (Stephen); one step-son, Jimmy Shanks (Pat); three sisters, Judy Hillard, Ida Brown (Roy) and Linda Scott (Benny); six grandchildren, Christopher, Ashley, Derrick, Nikki, Chase and Charis; five step-grandchildren, Justin, Natasha, Dylan, Krystopher and Devin; three great-grandchildren, Ashtyn, James, and Gavin, and one on the way; three step-great-grandchildren, Jagger, Jeremiah, Georgia, and one on the way; as well as a host of other extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Fred Ballard.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:30 AM Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St, with Rev. Jay Davis and Rev. Jeff Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Friday evening, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Stephen Wieloszynski, Derrick Walton, Curtis Spicer, Chase Ballard, Danny Renfro and Gary Northern.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Mike Begley.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Dr, Berea, KY 40403

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