June 24, 2013

Ruby M. Carney

The Express-Star

— Graveside service for Ruby M. Carney, age 90 of Chickasha, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Sister Alice Wendling will officiate.

Ruby M. Carney was born the daughter of Columbus Albert Miles and Beulah Allen Miles on May 28, 1923 in Allen, Oklahoma. She died on June 22, 2013, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Chickasha.

Ruby was raised in the Purdy area south of Lindsay and graduated from Lindsay High School. In 1945, she married Eugene P. "Chick" Carney in Anadarko. Ruby lived most of her life in Chickasha and for many years she owned the bar, Rodeo Inn. Her nieces and nephews had given her a 90th birthday party recently which she was thrilled about. She passed from this world the way she lived in it. She did it her way.

She was preceded in death by her parents, C. A. and Beulah Miles; her husband, Chick Carney; three brothers, Clarence, Chester, and Fred Miles; four sisters, Opal Brooks, Grace Murray, Vesta Morgan, and Faye Todd.

She is survived by two nephews, Floyd Reedy and his wife, Charlotte and Steve Todd; three nieces, Kathey McMahan and husband, Jim, Linda Steelman and husband, Brock and Shirley Miles Walker; many other family members.

Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.