Ruby Nell Patton

MIDLAND - Ruby Nell Robinson Patton, 77 of Odessa, died Dec. 24, 2016, in Midland.

Funeral services were Dec. 28, at Belmont Baptist Church with Kerry Peacock officiating. Arrangements were by American Heritage Funeral Home.

She was born in Brownwood to Walton and Vida Wells Robinson on Aug. 1, 1939. She graduated from Stanton High School. She married Robert Edward Patton in June of 1960 in Stanton.

She worked as a Job Coach for Mental Heath and Mental Retardation (M.H.M.R.) for several years before she retired. She was involved in so many organizations including Women's Business Association (W.B.A.), Take Off Pounds Safely (TOPS)/ Keep Off Pounds Successfully (KOPS), the Permian Basin Fair and Expo, she sold AVON for over 40 years, and was involved with the Boy Scouts of America with her grandsons.

She is preceded in death by her parents Walton and Vida Robinson and her ex-husband Robert Patton.

Survivors include her three sons David and his wife Lois Patton of Odessa, Glenn and his wife Tina Patton of Odessa and Gary and his wife Julynn Patton of Kingsland; grandchildren Patrick and his wife Heather Patton, Ryan Patton and his husband Daniel Zies, Joey Patton, Chad and his wife Kayla Patton, Katelyn Patton, Noah Patton, and Destiny Patton; great grandchildren Hayleigh Patton and Gage Patton.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

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