BEAVER DAM — Ruby Nell Kuykendall, 92, of Beaver Dam, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Ohio County Healthcare. She was born Oct. 11, 1930, in Beechmont to the late James Anderson and Nellie Whitney Anderson. Mrs. Kuykendall retired from Ohio County Hospital, where she worked as a registered nurse and was a member of Pathway Missionary Baptist Church. She also enjoyed quilting, collecting antiques and working puzzles.
Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold David Kuykendall, on Jan. 4, 2012; and her brother, Billy Anderson.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, two sons, Gerald David (Andrea) Kuykendall, of Greendale, Wisc., and Philip Alan (Wilma) Kuykendall, of Lexington; one daughter, Becky (Andrew) Miller, of Gwinn, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Michael (Cid) Kuykendall, Jonathon (Lynn) Kuykendall, Jesse (Molly) Kuykendall, Rachel (Collin) Farmer, Heather (Steve) Durr, Melanie (Jeffery) Olson and Erin (Justin) Chase; eight great-grandchildren, Isabella Kuykendall, Jaxon Kuykendall, Cole Kuykendall, Wendy Kuykendall, Millie Olsen, Alyssa Olsen, Riley Durr and Amelia Chase; one brother, Jimmy (Ruby) Anderson, of Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Edna Lee McKinney, of Greenville; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Funeral services were held Jan. 31 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Rev. Donnie Wilkins officiating. Burial was in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: Conquer Cancer, P.O. Box 1925, Merrifield, VA 22116-9649.
Online condolences may be left at www.danksfuneralhome.com.