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March 11, 2014

Ruby Gail Hooper, 56; Clarksville

— Ruby Gail Hooper, 56, Clarksville, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

She loved animals and was an avid Nascar fan and a collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia. She was a native of Louisville.

She is survived by her brothers, Billy Ray Blanton, New Albany, William Wesley Blanton, Clarksville, Christopher  Wayne Blanton, Columbus, and James Thomas Blanton, Shepherdsville, Ky.; her sister, Patricia Diane Oakes, Jeffersonville; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edsel W. Blanton; mother, Lila Mae Blanton; and sister, Twyla Lea Martin.

E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, was in charge of arrangements. Cremation was chosen by the family.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Clark County Humane Society.

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