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Ruby Fay (Downey) Miller

October 12, 1937 ~ May 21, 2020 (age 82)

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Ruby Fay Miller, age 82, passed away at her home in Opal, Wyoming on May 21, 2020.

She was born in Jasper, Alabama, on October 12, 1937, the daughter of James Henry and Ella Mae (Banks) Downey.


Ruby enjoyed dancing throughout her life, as well as playing the slot machines.  She also enjoyed traveling and shopping at western wear stores, and going to second hand thrift stores.  


She and her companion, Ray Terkelson, enjoyed spending over thirty years together.  She was so fond of her canine companions, Snowball and Bandit.


Ruby is lovingly survived by her longtime companion, Ray Terkelson, of Opal, Wy.; a daughter, Deborah Santoyo, of El Monte, CA.; a daughter, Vickey Davenport, of Pegram, TN.; and a son, Donald Ray Skipper, of Pegram, TN.  She is also survived by eight grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren, and two sisters, Janie and Gladys.


She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and three sisters.


Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ball Family Chapel, Kemmerer, WY.

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