Ruby Mary Porter

July 08, 1930 - May 20, 2021

Ruby Porter

Ruby Mary Porter, 90, of Port Neches, died Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. She was born July 8, 1930, in Beaumont, to Letney Roy Vice and Paul Vice.

Ruby met her husband, Sam, on a blind date and they were married for fifty-four years. She was a loving mother and homemaker to her three daughters, as well as an excellent cook. She was very creative and enjoyed sewing, gardening, and crafting.

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Karen Arnold, of Port Neches; Pattie Rodriguez, of Nederland; and Lisa Spears and husband, David, of Vidor; grandchildren, Jeremy Arnold; Joshua Rodriguez and wife, Lauren; Amber Phillips and husband, Ben; Tara Johnson and husband, Jeremy; Dustin Coody; Brandi Leatherwood and husband, Brian; and David Spears, Jr. and wife, Kimberly; and eleven great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Sam Porter; and sister, Patsy Vice.

 Her family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to her caregivers for the last six years; Sue, Chris, Nancy and Roshanda. Their love and kindness in caring for Mrs. Porter is greatly appreciated.

A gathering of Mrs. Porter’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 24, 2021, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

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Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland, TX
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, May 24, 2021
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, May 24, 2021
2:00 p.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (5)

  • Debbie Kurtz

    29 May 2021 at 08:17 | #

    What a wonderful legacy Ruby & your dad created in the generations in your family. She was such a good person. After watching the video, your mom had some beautiful long legs. I told her all the time how nice her long legs were. So sorry for the loss of your loving mom. She will live forever in all if your. Blessings hold y'all up thru this sad time.


  • Jimmilynn Koch

    24 May 2021 at 21:16 | #

    Karen I am so sorry to here about your mother. She was a beautiful lady . My heart and my prayers go out to you and your family..


  • Kelly Gossett

    24 May 2021 at 14:15 | #

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I will miss her.


  • Brenda Pippin

    22 May 2021 at 04:37 | #

    She was always so sweet when she would call the office. I can still hears her...can I speak with Lisa please! She will deeply be missed by all of the family. Just cherish all the memories


  • Molly and Steven DeRoche

    21 May 2021 at 22:42 | #

    Karen, Pattie and Lisa,
    We are so sorry to hear about your sweet mom. I still remember the good food she contributed to the pool parties we were invited to. She always had a hug for me and the girls. God bless your families.


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