Ruby Nowell, 82 of Wright City, OK, passed away, January 21, 2011 at the McCurtain Memorial Hospital, Idabel, OK. The daughter of James and Jane (Henthorne) Peden, Ruby was born June 29, 1928 in Valliant, OK. Ruby and Herbert Nowell were united in marriage June 1, 1946. Ruby was a longtime member of the first Baptist Church of Wright City, OK, she loved being with family and friends, her favorite hobby was fishing, at which she was very good. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, James and Jane Peden; sisters and brothers, J.V. Peden, Alik Peden, Elsie (Reeves) Peden, Forest (Peden) Hall, Bertha (Peden) Henthorne, Mary (Peden) Tatum, Lenard Peden; a daughter, Dorothy Cumpton; her husband of 59 years, Herbert Nowell; and a grandson, Kevin Vandiver. Ruby is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Elvin Roberts of Wright City, Beverly and Johnny Cumpton of Wright City; four grandchildren, Shane, Shannon, Flecia, and Magin; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends.Cemetery:Moran CemeteryVisitation:Monday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m, Brumley Funeral HomeService:2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 25, 2011, First Baptist Church, Wright City, OK. \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruby Nowell, please visit our floral store.