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Clara Ruby Davis, 93, of Odessa, Texas; loving wife, mother, and grandmother; went home to be with The Lord on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Ruby was born on December 4, 1923 in Martin County, Texas to Clara Adalaid (Shipman) Atchison and Franklin Eugene Atchison, Sr. She was the fourth of 8 children.

Ruby was raised on a farm in Martin County during the height of the depression and had to work hard alongside her family in order to survive. At the age of twelve, when her father was killed by lightning, her responsibilities to help provide for her family grew even more. Less than two years after graduating from high school, her family's house burned to the ground, resulting in the loss of everything her family possessed less one cedar chest that was saved. After the fire, she, her mother, and her 3 youngest brothers moved into town. Shortly after this move, she met her husband of 66 years, Edgar Davis. They married on January 6, 1945 at her home in Stanton.

She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved cooking, gardening, sewing, and painting oils and canvasses. In later years, her favorite pastime was spending time with her 3 grandchildren, whom she adored. She and her husband were members of the Eisenhower Church of Christ for over 40 years.

Ruby was a strong, hard-working woman of faith who never failed to put her family above herself. She could remember each birthday and anniversary of every parent, brother, sister, child, in-law, niece, nephew, and grandchild. She and Edgar worked hard to support not only themselves, but parents, children, and grandchildren as well. Through it all, she valued her faith in Christ the most. Even up until she passed away, she continued to try to win souls for God's kingdom. She fought the good fight, she finished the race, and she kept the faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Davis; her parents; her sister; and her 6 brothers. Survivors include 2 children: daughter Sharon Peck and her husband Kyle of Midland; son Don Davis and his wife Jeannie of Abilene and her 3 children Wes Isler, Mindy Johnson, and Missy Poe, and families; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her 3 grandchildren: Keegan Peck, Kelsey Peck, and Kensly Peck. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2:00 to 6:00 at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors. Services will be held on Monday, February 20th, at Eisenhower Church of Christ in Odessa at 1:30p.m. She will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements under the direction of Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors of Odessa, Texas.