Ruby Jewel Venable

August 23, 1950 - August 25, 2020

Ruby Venable

Ruby Venable, 70, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, August 25, 2020.  She was born on August 23, 1950, in Haskell, to Willie Holland Skiles and James Skiles.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Venable; children, Kevin Venable and Karin Cahanin and her husband, Cody, all of Silsbee; grandchildren, Jacoby Venable of Jasper and Dauson Venable of Silsbee; brothers, Junior Skiles, J.D. Skiles, and Jerry Skiles; sister, Shirley Steeley; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Maxine Corbello and Norma Harvey.

A gathering of Mrs. Venable’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 4, 2020, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her interment will follow at Franks Branch Cemetery, Fred.

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Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Friday, September 04, 2020
9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Friday, September 04, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Franks Branch Cemetery Franks Branch Cemetery
30.560745 Zzz94.178961

Comments (9)

  • Christina

    04 September 2020 at 13:59 | #

    My deepest condolences. Aunt Ruby was always a joy to be around. Sending healing prayers and hugs to Uncle Jimmy, Kevin and Karin.


    • Karin Cahanin

      08 September 2020 at 14:37 | #

      Hey girl can you email me please


  • Nicole Leslein

    04 September 2020 at 03:32 | #

    Ruby, Oh how I wish I had made it to Texas to see you with my family before you took off to Heaven. Your family took care of me when I was little . I always thanked GOD for putting y'all in my life. I love you and may you rest in peace.
    Love Nicole, Genaro and Emma


  • Dana

    03 September 2020 at 19:21 | #

    Aunt Ruby always had the biggest smile on her face. I'll never forget her glowing presence.


  • Bridgett Jones

    02 September 2020 at 17:09 | #

    My deepest and sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Ruby. She was one of the sweetest ladies I knew.


  • Dana Queen

    02 September 2020 at 16:13 | #

    There were many times I went to work with Ruby when she was a hair dresser.She always made me feel loved.I have always remembered those times with great joy.You will be missed.


  • BJ Hall

    02 September 2020 at 00:54 | #

    Mrs. Ruby from moment one, treated me and my children as if she had known us forever. She was one of the sweetest Ladies I've ever known. I know shes dancing on high. You will be missed sweet Lady.


  • Denise Freelong

    01 September 2020 at 20:22 | #

    REALLY ENJOY GOING CAMPING WITH JIMMY & RUBY FIST TIME TIME & I WENT WITH JIMMY & Ruby atolls creek Ruby caught the biggest Bass out everyone. Will treasure all times we went camping with JIMMY & Ruby & Mickey & Linada . Her Beautiful smile.


  • Sherri Haynes

    31 August 2020 at 21:15 | #

    Grew up with this lady and her family. She was a wonderful person. Love and condolences.
    Sherri Haynes


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