Ruby Mae Sandell, a long time resident of San Benito, born April 12, 1916, in Camden, Texas, passed away October 5, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas.
Ruby was preceded in death by her father Edgar Locke and her mother Georgia Locke and six brothers and sisters, Elmer Locke, Robert Locke, Edgar Locke, Ruth Essman, Ever Crowson, and Evie Stokes. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Lawrence Sandell Sr., and son Charles Sandell.
She is survived by her son, Lawence Sandell, Jr. (Linda) of Austin, Texas; daughter Florence Crow of San Antonio, Texas; daughter-in-law Elaine Sandell of Utopia, Texas; five grandchildren: Denise Sullivan (Sherman), Delaine Eastland (Jody), Dr. Kelly Smith (Dean), Lara Thompson (Robert), Charles Sandell; 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Henry Thomae Funeral Home Chapel at 701 N. Bowie in San Benito. Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Mont Meta Memorial Park.
The family is requesting that instead of flowers, donations be made to one’s charity of choice.
Services have been entrusted to the care of Henry Thomae Funeral Home in San Benito, TX; 399-9992.