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Date published: 2/16/2013

Ruby L. Bourne

Ruby Lee Bourne, 82, of Stafford County, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at her daughter's home.

Ruby was born in Spotsylvania County and lived in Stafford all of her adult life. She was a lifetime member of Bethel Baptist Church. Many remember her as the Stafford County No. 35 bus driver during the 1960s and '70s. Later in life, she assisted her sister and nephew in operating New Post Market in Woodford. Her most joyous occupation was being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Ruby is survived by three daughters, Cheryl B. Ferguson of Florida, Brenda B. Sampson and her husband, Robert, of Stafford and Marcia L. Jimenez and her husband, Mario of Florida; a sister, Phyllis Rupprecht of Stafford; two sisters-in-law, Diane Jacobs of Caroline County and Leola Thompson of Spotsylvania; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Stansbury W. (Dick) Bourne Jr.

Ruby's family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be expressed to Ruby's family at foundandsons.com.