Ruby Jewel Williams

July 06, 1920 - May 19, 2020

Ruby Jewel Williams

Ruby Jewel Williams, 99, of Port Arthur, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Magolia Manor, Groves. She was born July 6, 1920, in Alma, Texas, to Birdie Lee and Johnie Nichols, Sr.

During the Great Depression, when Ruby was nine years old, the family moved back to San Augustine County where she was raised in New Hope Community.

Survivors include her daughter, Nelda Columbo and husband, Joe; granddaughter, Angela Lowery; grandson, Joseph Turano and wife, Deidre; granddaughter, Gina Dorsey and husband, Scott; sister-in-law, Laurine Nichols; nieces, Sue Kloesel; Lynn Singletary; and Shirley Sisneros; great-grandchildren, Davis Lowery; Aaron Turano; Delanie Turano; Jace Turano; Jonah Turano; Spenser Dorsey; and Tyler Dorsey; two great-great-granddaughters; and several great-nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Almon Edward Williams; grandaughter, Jane Elizabeth Richard; sisters, Audrey Williams and Marie Clark; and brothers, Elbert, Loyd, Johnie, Jr., Jack, Joe, and Warren Nichols.

A family committal for Mrs. Williams was held, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. She will later be be buried at Shiloh Cemetery next to her husband, Al.

Broussard's Crematorium
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

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