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Ruby Pearl Fowler (Collins)

March 3, 1924 - July 29, 2016

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Ruby P. Fowler, 92, died Friday, July 29, in Aumsville, Oregon. She was born March 3, 1924 in Swain, Arkansas; the daughter of Jerry Wesley and Stella Viola (Dixon) Collins. Ruby had seven sisters.

Ruby worked in a rocket powder plant during WWII. She helped her family migrate west to Oregon and Washington after the war. After raising her family, she wet back to school and became a beautician. She eventually opened her own shop in Tenino, Washington. After retiring, she moved back to Oregon to be around her family.

Ruby is survived her son, Gene W. Franks; daughter, Carrol Stine; seven grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren; and sister, Wanda Montgomery.

She was preceded in death by her parents and six sisters.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.