Ruba McCallister Weldon
Ruba McCallister Weldon passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 in Denton at the age of 89. A graveside service will be held at Pioneer Cemetery, Graham, Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m.
A native of Graham, Ruba was born on April 17, 1930 to W.C. and Eva McCallister. Ruba married Joe C. Weldon on July 24, 1949 with whom she celebrated 56 years of marriage until his death in 2005.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Ruba held family at the center of her life. Her work life included the Oak Street Grill which she and Joe operated for a short while. She also worked as a bookkeeper and manager for several businesses. In her free time, she enjoyed flower gardening, crochet, sewing, cooking, and her beloved Boston Terriers.
Ruba is survived by her daughter, Judy Thurmond; son-in-law, Clay; grandson, Lee; and great-granddaughter, Naiyah, all of Denton; several nieces and nephews; and an extended family brothers and sister-in-laws.