Ruby Nell Wilson
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Ruby Nell Wilson
  • November 21, 1922 - July 29, 2017
  • Coppell, Texas

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Ruby Nell Harlin Wilson passed away peacefully at 94 years of age on Saturday, July 29, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, Wheelice Hart Wilson.

She is survived by one brother, James Harlin of Blue Ridge, Texas; one brother-in-law, Charles Roland Wilson of San Benito, Texas; one sister-in-law, Gaylan Boren of Celina, Texas; her children: Wheelice Wilson, Jr., William Wilson and his wife Nora, and Janis Wilson Arthur, all of Coppell, Texas; four grandchildren; ten great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Ruby Nell was born on November 21, 1922 in Bloomdale, Texas, and attended elementary school there, high school in McKinney, Texas, and college at Texas State College for Women in Denton. She and Wheelice made their home of 71 years in Coppell, where their participation in the growth of the city and school distinguished them as outstanding citizens. Their homestead has been designed as an historic park. They were prominent members of the Coppell Church of Christ and, later, Ruby Nell was a member of the West Main Church of Christ in Lewisville, Texas.

A memorial service will be held in Coppell at Rolling Oaks Funeral Home, 400 Freeport Parkway, on Saturday, August 5 at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation period on the previous night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Interment will be at Restland Cemetery in Dallas.