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Ruby I. Warren

Ruby I. Warren

Apr 21, 1939 - Jan 4, 2010
Funeral services for Ruby I. Warren of Arapahoe will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church with interment to follow at the Warren Cemetery.

There will be a rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton and a second rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, at St. Stephens. A wake will follow on Thursday at the family home, 170 Little Wind River Bottom Road.

Mrs. Warren died on Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 70.

Ruby Irene Spoonhunter was born at Fort Washakie on April 21, 1939, the daughter of William J. Spoonhunter, Sr., and Elma (Smith) Spoonhunter.

She married Basil R. Warren on January 9, 1960 at Fort Washakie.

Mrs. Warren served as chairman of the Northern Arapaho tribal election committee on the Wind River Reservation.

Survivors include her husband, Basil R. Warren; sons, Mitchell J. Warren Sr., and Loretta Whiteman, Gaberiel "Tater" Warren and wife Angela, Dave, Darrel, Daniel, and Duane Bell, Jr., Raymond Harris III, Ronnie Thomas, Zane RisingSun, Gary L. Brown, Silas SittingEagle, Richard Brannon, Lydell Whiteplume, Melvin "Jr." Osage, Dave Day, Jimmy Goodman, Darrel "Bud" Goodman, Keith Spoonhunter, and Dim Blackwolf; daughters, Elizabeth "Frenchie" Warren, Natalie Warren and Robert "Bobby" St. Clair, Jana RisingSun, Paulette Warren, Josephine SittingEagle, Alice Saul Baker, Anna Means, Mary and Lynette Bell; grandchildren, Amanda and Danny D. Ortiz, Mitchell "Jude" Warren, Jr., Melanie and Sterling Barnaby, Andrea Blackburn and Matt, Tammy Warren and Mark, Gary Blackburn, Jr., and Alfreda, Drew Blackburn, Sr., Bryson Warren and Candie, Paloma Warren, Mitchy Warren, Basil Blackburn, Mindy, Missy, Misty, and Zack Perkins, Courtney Thomas, Aliya Williams, Clay and Cheyenne RisingSun, Xavier Warren, Jason and Eva Brown; 17 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Jean Day, Jean Watt, Angela Spoonhunter, Billie Ann Spoonhunter, Karen Spoonhunter-Brown, Dawn Michelle Spoonhunter, Geraldine Brown, Myrtle Oldman, Auntie Sylvia Dewey, Velma Rhodes; brothers Roy Spoonhunter, Sr., William Spoonhunter, Jr., Jerry Smith, Ike Chavez, Harold Smith, Clarence Smith, Theron Spoonhunter; aunts, Joyce Hutchinson, Erma Grosebeck, Ernest and Lucille Willow; and friend Zona Moss; Godchildren, Gerald Smith, Jr., Celeste Spoonhunter, Theresa Simmons, and Nicholas Blackburn; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Spoonhunter, Sr., and Elma L. Smith, Luke and Minny Smith; sisters, Deanna Deernose, Mary Spoonhunter, Anita Spoonhunter; sons, Clarence Warren and Jerome Bell; granddaughters, Paula Tavo and Talisa Warren; great grandchild, Shylah Blackburn; nephews, Darrel Hanway, Jr., and Matt Watt.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.