Ruby M. Cannon Peters, age 78 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Mena.
Ruby was born in Mena, Arkansas on August 12, 1939 to the late Gordon Cannon and the late Leona Kline Cannon. She worked at Renova Manufacturing for years and also was a loving homemaker for her family. Ruby enjoyed working in her garden and cooking from the bounties of her garden. Ruby also loved working crossword puzzles and watching “Days of Our Life” soap opera. Above all she loved her family and especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by daughters, Lori Gumm and husband Bob Gumm of Mena, Arkansas, Kristi Summit and Scott Liles of Cove, Arkansas; son, Chad Hunter, Sr.; grandchildren, Lindsey Martin and Jeremiah Hexamer, Kasey Brumfield, Bradley Brumfield, Chad Hunter, Jr., Zackery Summit and wife Allie Summit, Katie Summit and McKenzi Summit; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Gordon Wheeler Cannon, Jr.; niece, Bridgett Atkins; nephews, Justin and Eric Cannon, and Melton and Darrin Cannon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Leona Cannon, husband, Odell Garrett, brother, Lawrence Ray Cannon, granddaughter, Cassidy Nicole Hunter, and grandson-in-law, Ryan Jones.
Graveside services will be Thursday, December 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at Corinth Cemetery with Phillip Hatley officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation is general.