Open Visitation
Combest Family Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Saturday, November 28, 2020
9:00-11:00 a.m.
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Celebration of Life
Combest Family Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Saturday, November 28, 2020
11:00 a.m.
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Gaines County South Cemetery
Seminole, TX  79360

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Lifepoint Baptist Church
PO Box 98174
Lubbock, TX  79499


Ruby Nell Hemphill

of Lubbock, TX

April 30, 1938 - November 23, 2020


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Ruby Nell Hemphill of Lubbock passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020 at the age of 82. She was born April 30, 1938 in Bonham, Texas to James and Jewel (Doty) Hunt. Ruby had a heart for children. She owned Ruby’s Head Start, retiring in December of 2019 after more than 30 years. She loved to cook, especially when it involved spending time with her family. Ruby was a collector of porcelain dolls and a faithful member of Lifepoint Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Lenda Blackmon and husband Eugene of Seminole; brothers, Joe Hunt of Wolf City and Henry Hunt of Amarillo; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and numerous children and families whose lives she touched over the years.

Ruby was preceded in death by two husbands, W. L. “Slim” Crump and James “Bud” Hemphill; five siblings; son, Nickey Crump; and two great-grandchildren, Ryan Weitman and Kaci Fairchild.

Open visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel with services starting at 11:00 a.m. Masks will be required, and the service will be livestreamed on the Combest website. Interment will take place at 3:00 p.m. at the Gaines County South Cemetery in Seminole. Memorial donations in Ruby’s name can be made to Lifepoint Baptist Church, PO Box 98174, Lubbock, TX 79499.

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5 Condolence(s)
billy r masten
Shallowater, TX
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Ruby's since of humor, her independent nature, her faithful friendship, her Christlike character made her such a valued contributor to her Sunday School class. How we will miss her!!! I will continue to pray for those that she prayed for so often!

Connie Allen
Lubbock, TX
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Ruby you will be greatly missed!! I have known you so many years and I will miss you so much!! Many prayers over your precious family! Rest In Peace sweet lady!!

Kami Schwab
Lubbock, TX
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Lenda I am so truly sorry for your loss . Ruby was one of the best . I am going to miss sitting by her at church and help getting her to her car after church . I will miss our chit chats that we got to share . She was the best ! Miss u bunches Ruby

Margaret Conner
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Rest In Peace, my sweet friend!! You will be missed by so many. I always looked forward to visiting with you at church.

Darlene D Bradley
Sebring, FL
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Praying for all.
I will miss our weekly conversations.
Rest in Peace
Love Tommy and Darlene