Ruby F. Groce, age 80, of Glouster, Ohio formerly of Nelsonville, passed away October 3, 2021 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, Logan, Ohio.
Ruby was born December 19, 1940 in Dorr Run, Ohio to Howard Lax and Evelyn Green Lax. She was a graduate of Nelsonville High School; retired from the First National Bank in Nelsonville; member of the First Presbyterian Church in Nelsonville.
Surviving are her children Janet (Steve) Mitchell of Nelsonville, Kathy (Jim) Robson of Glouster, Jennifer (Jan) Mitchell of Lancaster, Mary (Roger) McColluch of Logan; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and brother Mike (Ruth) Lax of Nelsonville.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerry Groce; brothers Bill and Don Lax; and sister Jackie Fetherolf.
Memorial service will be announced and held at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, Ohio with Rev. Peter Galbraith officiating. Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Ruby’s memory to the First Presbyterian Church in Nelsonville.