Obituary for Ruby Hughes West

Ruby Hughes West, 80, Draper, VA, passed away on Thursday evening, August 18, 2022, at the Pulaski Health and Rehab Center in Pulaski. She was born on January 17, 1942, in Pulaski, VA to Garnett & Ina Mae Hughes who preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death is her late husband, Clyde West, Jr and daughter, Debra Cox as well as a stepson, Greg West.

Mrs. West is survived by Son and daughter-in-law, Randy & Colleen Cox of Mckinleyville, CA, Sister, Janie H Bishop of Pulaski and Brother, Paul E. Hughes of Birmingham, AL.

Ruby’s career in the garment industry included positions of sewer, Trainer and Supervisor. After the garment factories in Pulaski closed, she sewed for the trucking industry until she retired.

Special thanks to: Gary Davis for his unwavering ready help and support; Gayle Akers for hr kind, helpful, caring companionship; Kathi Surber with Kindred Care, her Hospice Team at Medi and all the caring staff at Pulaski Health and Rehab Center.

There will be no services at this time. A graveside memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Ruby Hughes West to a charity of your choice.

Norris-Stevens Funeral Home located at 815 Randolph Avenue in Pulaski is serving the West family.

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