Ruby M. JOHANSEN
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Ruby M. JOHANSEN
  • November 15, 1920 - October 18, 2017
  • Richmond, Virginia

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Mrs. Ruby Katherine Stout Miller Johansen went to be with her Lord on October 18, 2017. Ruby, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hopkins Stout, was born on November 15, 1920 in Wise County, Virginia. She spent most of her growing up years in West Virginia and lived in Richmond for nearly 70 years. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother Ruby was deeply involved in her church; Immanuel Baptist Church of Richmond for many years and, more recently, to Open Door Baptist Church in Chesterfield. Ruby gave of herself generously to a number of Christian ministries and foreign missions. She was predeceased by her parents, her brother William Clarence Stout and by her husband of forty years, Boyd Johnson Miller, Jr. as well as her second husband, Dr. Cary Johansen to whom she was married for over 30 years. She is survived by her sons Larry Nelson Miller (Linda) and William Fredrick Miller (Gerri) and her daughter Mrs. Betty Ruth Law; eight grandchildren Katherine Miller Eppley, Karen Miller Campbell, Jennifer Miller Showalter, Kimberly Dawn Miller, Michael Christian Miller, William Nelson Miller, Christy Roach Wood, and Stephen James Roach and twelve great-grandchildren as well as a host of nieces and nephews and her very special Johansen step-children and their families Robert C. Johansen (Nancy), Sharon A. Bath (Jim), Stephen P. Johansen, DDS (Barbara), and Deborah A. Johansen. The family will receive friends Friday October 20, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Huguenot Chapel of Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd. A service will take place at Midlothian Baptist Church, 11840 Lucks Lane, Midlothian, VA 23114, Saturday at 11 a.m. An Interment will take place on a later date at Greenwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Open Door Baptist Church Building Fund at 10901 Trade Rd. Suite A Richmond, VA 23236 or Child Evangelism Fellowship PO Box 5063 Glen Allen, VA 23058.