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Ruby Lingo

July 18, 1926 — September 26, 2022

Sweeny

Our beloved mother, Ruby Lee Lingo, 96, of Sweeny, went to be with her Lord on Monday, September 26, 2022. Ruby was born on July 18, 1926, in Monroe, Louisiana to the late Robert and Lillie Pate. On January 3, 1945, she married the love of life, Joseph A. Lingo, Jr.

After a lengthy career, she retired from Sweeny City Hall as an Assistant City Clerk. She was active as a Pink Lady at Sweeny Community Hospital, Sweeny’s First Baptist Church, and Eastern Star for 50 plus years. Ruby and Joe loved traveling and camping with friends and family, especially their beloved grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Bonnie Champagne (John) and her son James Lingo, Sr (Carol), her grandchildren James Lingo, Jr (Casey), Nicole Dodd (Travis), and Jonathan Champagne (Anita); great grandchildren Rinley, Tate, Dodd, Loxie Jo Lingo and sisters-in-law Rosie Lingo and Donna Lingo Lindsay and loved numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruby was preceded in death by her great granddaughter Grace Lingo, her parents Robert and Lillie Pate, husband Joseph A. Lingo, Jr., brother Ernest Pate and wife Frankie, nephew Gary Pate, brothers-in-law Billy Ray Lingo and A.T. Bruce, sister-in-law Betty Bruce.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the First Baptist Church Sweeny, 402 N. Main St., with Pastor John Price officiating.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Thursday morning prior to the services.

Serving as pallbearers will be James Lingo, Jr, Dennis Lingo, Travis Dodd, Cleston King, Rick Graff, Mark Mach, and Mike Orr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Darryl Orr, Tate Dodd, Joey Bruce, and Jonathan Champagne.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruby Lingo, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, September 29, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Sweeny

402 N Main St, Sweeny, TX 77480

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Sweeny

402 N Main St, Sweeny, TX 77480

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Sweeny Cemetery

, Sweeny, TX 77480

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