Obituary of Ruby Irene Hogan Misenhelder ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Ruby Irene Hogan Misenhelder, 93, of Marion formerly of New Orleans, LA passed away Thursday January 29, 2009 at Sunrise Rehab & Care Center in Nebo. She was born October 5, 1915 in McDowell County, NC to the late Alfred Larkin Hogan and Hattie Jane Swofford Hogan. Ms. Misenhelder was a member of Pepper’s Creek Baptist Church and retired as a home healthcare nurse. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Misenhelder; her son David Misenhelder; two brothers, Thomas Hogan and John “J.C.” Hogan; and two sisters, Virginia Clark and Mary Byers.
Surviving are five sisters, Gwen Mostiller of Marion, Shirley Lowery of Marion, Joyce Clark of Greensboro, NC, Nellie Haynes of Marion and Delores Cable of Marion; two grandchildren, Ruby Saber and Henry Misenhelder; one great-grandson, Lonnie Saber; and 31 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Friday January 30, 2009 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with Rev. Jimmy Upton officiating. Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion will be assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Misenhelder family at www.mem.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 4, 2008 Volume 15 # 5