Ruby Mae Campbell Duben, 97, daughter of the late couple Alvin Richardson and Magie (Davenport) Richardson Hart, was born Jan. 28, 1920, in Success, Mo. She passed away on Dec. 13, 2017, in Houston, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her former husband and father of her children, Alvin Glen Campbell; three sisters; one brother; and an 18-month-old baby son, Glen Dale Campbell.

Ruby is survived by two brothers, Pearl “Bud” Richardson of Houston, Mo., Carl Richardson of Mountain Grove, Mo.; one sister, Alma Stabb of Florissant, Mo.; three daughters, Iretta and husband, Gordon Streitenberge, Sr. of Licking, Mo., Darlene and husband Sam Elliott of Success, Mo., and Bonnie Morris of Houston, Mo.; and two sons, Alvin Dean Richardson of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Kenneth Campbell and wife, Carolyn, of Success, Mo.

She is also survived by 29 grandchildren; 59 great grand children; 43 great great grand children ; many nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors, especially Christy Johnson of Success, Mo., and Jillene York of Neosho, Mo.

Last but not least, she was preceded in death by her youngest son, James Keith Campbell formerly from Success, Mo., and may I add Keith was loved and is missed by all who knew him.

Ruby lived a long life and was always busy doing handwork. She made many quilts for her family. She loved the outdoors and spent many hours planting and growing beautiful plants and flowers. She loved going fishing on a nice warm day, just relaxing and soaking up the sun.

She will be missed by family and friends.

Services were 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Success Baptist Church with Pastor Carolyn Campbell officiating. Burial was in Old Success Cemetery. Pallbearers were EW Logan Elliott, Robert Umfress, Robert Campbell, Kenny Campbell, Jason Burch and Kodey Campbell.

Memorials may be made to Faith and Hope Church and Success Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at

All arrangements were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Houston, Mo.

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