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Ruby Marie Carlton

December 1, 1932 September 27, 2016
Ruby Marie Carlton
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Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
(580) 482-1233


Ruby Carlton, age 83, a longtime resident of Altus and formerly of Hobart, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at her residence in Altus.

Ruby was born in Roanoke, Texas on December 1, 1932 to her parents Thomas Perry Lee and Malinda Naomi (Leatherwood) Lee. She primarily grew up in the Hobart area and on September 22, 1949 Ruby married the love of her life Joe Clifton Carlton in Hobart and they enjoyed over 64 years of marriage together before Joe"s death in 2014. As a young married couple they lived all over the world with Joe"s service to the Air Force. In 1970 they landed in Altus where Ruby has resided ever since. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Altus where she enjoyed being involved with the Keenagers group. Ruby also enjoyed sewing and making clothes for herself and her family. Ruby might be best known for her love of visiting and talking with people and she will be greatly missed.

Preceded in death by her parents and her husband; her son John Phillip Carlton and her daughter Brenda Jo Carlton; one brother, Lewis Lee; and one sister, Helen Turner; Ruby is survived by her son Tony Carlton of Altus; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family member and many friends.

The family will greet friends at visitation from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am, Friday, September 30, 2016 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel in Altus with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Interment will follow at the Hobart Rose Cemetery in Hobart, Oklahoma under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory, Altus, Oklahoma.

To sign the online guest book and share memories with the family please visit

For those not able to attend the service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 9:58 a.m. Friday. Go to and click on obituaries. Then click on Ruby Carlton. There will be a large area inviting you to join the web-cast.

To sign the online guest book and share memories with the family please visit

6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home, Altus, Oklahoma

10:00 AM

Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road

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