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Ruby Waline Williams (Allen)
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Obituary for Ruby Waline Williams (Allen)

Ruby Waline Williams was born May 26, 1933 to Daisy Ruth Petty Allen and Dallas Rance Allen, Sr. in Columbus, Ohio.

She accepted Christ into her life at an early age. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. Ruby graduated from OSU Cosmetology School, in 1952, and went on to work as a beautician at Lattimore’s Beauty Salon.

Ruby enjoyed listening to music, especially gospel and the blues. Her favorite artist was B.B. King whom she had the opportunity to see perform live in concert. She also enjoyed traveling and visiting her son and daughter-in-law in California.

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the age of 84, Ruby departed this life while at Capital City Gardens in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Mildred Mapp, and brothers, Marshal J. Allen, Dallas R. Allen, Jr., Leroy M. Allen, and Joseph W. Allen.

Those who remain to cherish memories of Ruby include her sons, Marvin V. Williams (Vickie Linville), James C. Williams, Jr. (Veronica) of Palmdale, California, and Troy D. Williams; daughters, Denice D. Williams and Constance Salas of Quicksilver, Arizona; brothers, Rev. Calvin Allen, Sr. and Rev. Carl Allen, Sr. (Janet); sisters, Ola Mae Bibb, Daisy Wilson, Grace McBroom, and Deborah Western; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family wishes to acknowledge, with very special thanks, the staff and caregivers at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Courthouse, Capital City Gardens, and Kindred Hospice.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service

720 East Long Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203

Floral deliveries for the family of Ruby Williams will be accepted at the funeral home, 8a-12p, on Monday, February 12, 2018. There are no weekend delivery hours available for this service.

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2:00 PM
Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service

720 East Long Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203

Cemetery Details


Eastlawn Cemetery

1340 Woodland Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219


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