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April 15, 1942 –  March 11, 2017 Ruth Lockaby formerly of Ector passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at her residence. Ruth was born April 5, 1942 in Whitesboro to Othel and Lorella Abbott Large. She married Larry Lockaby on January 26, 1974 in Irving, Texas. Ruth worked for New York Life Insurance Company and retired as Credit Manager from Texas Contractor Supply.
Ruth is survived by her husband Larry Lockaby of the home, sons Larry Gavin Lockaby and wife Laurie of Ector and Michael Lockaby of Irving, daughters Kimberly Minick and husband Mark of Austin, Kelley Parker of Ector, Leah Lockaby of Irving and Breeanna Lockaby of Georgia, brothers Charles Large and wife Glenna and William Large all of Ector, sisters Valeta Abbott and husband Gene of Ector and Sue Rattan and husband Bobby of Ravenna, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Ruth was preceded in death by brothers Billy and Doug Large and sisters Katherine Patterson and Mary Helen Large.

Funeral services for Ruth will be held at 10:00AM Friday, March 17, 2017 at Mullican-Little Funeral Chapel in Bells/Savoy, Texas with Dr. Lowell Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Carson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM.