Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 25, 2016, Page 16
OBITUARY ~ RUBY M. (MOORE) DAVIS-VORRATH
March 31, 1920 ~ April 20, 2002
Ruby M. Davis-Vorrath, the daughter of Glen and Hazel Elliot Moore was born March 31, 1920, in Monroe Township, Ringgold County, and died of cancer April 20, 2002 at her daughter’s residence at
320 Maple St., Murray. She was 82.
She married George Darrell Davis in 1938 and Floyd Vorrath on Aug. 6, 1959. She lived in Creston most of her life. She moved to Murray a year ago to live with her daughter.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 23, at Coen-Beaty-Pearson Family Funeral Service in Creston. The Rev. Terry Aamen of First Presbyterian Church in Creston officiated and burial was in the
Graceland Cemetery in Creston.
Mrs. Davis-Vorrath was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, two sisters, Lois Reeves and Ruth Umbaugh; three brothers, Chet, Hollis and Merral Moore.
Survivors include four daughters, Mary Lafferty-Blair and her husband, Max Blair, of New Virginia; Helen Smith and her husband, Ray Smith, of Murray; Nancy Mateer and her husband, Roy
Mateer, of Osceola; Sue Howard of Murray; three sons, Jim Davis and his wife, Barb Davis, of Waterloo; Steve Davis and his wife, Rhonda Davis, of Creston; David Moore and his wife, Michelle
Moore, of Joyce, Wash.; four sisters, Doris Watts and her husband, Bob Watts, of Tatum, Texas; Ina Chandler and her husband, Paul Chandler, of Sharpsburg; Betty Schrodt and her husband
Francis Schrodt, of Tutz, Fla., and Alice Moore of Creston; 21 grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2016