Ruby Lorrain Reed, 98 died November 29, 2020 at Stevens County Hospital, Hugoton, KS. Ruby was the daughter of Julien B. and Ruth M. (Terry) Gourdin. She was born on September 24, 1922 in Trinidad, CO. She and John L. Reed were married on October 26, 1961 at Lordsburg, NM. They moved to Hugoton in 1979 from Tucson, Arizona.
Survivors include four sons, Loney Lee Gourdin of Globe, AZ., Clifford Gourdin, Marana, AZ., William “Bill” John Gourdin of Hugoton, KS., Ray Reed of Amarillo, TX.; brother Julien “Buster” Gourdin of Raton, NM.; sister, Lillian Sakarison of Trinidad, CO.; 21 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 20 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Earl “Tiny” Gourdin, three grandsons, Clifford Gourding JR, Eric Gourdin and Roger Colantonio; two sisters, Minnie Mae Valdez and Julia Grinder.
A memorial has been established for Hugoton Animal Shelter. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, PO Box 236, Hugoton, Kansas 67951. Funeral service will be held December 5, 2020 at 2 PM at First Christian Church, Hugoton, KS. Burial will be following at Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton, KS. Viewing will be December 5, 2020 from 10 AM to 8 PM at Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton. The family will receive friends from 6 pm to 8 pm at the funeral home. With the on-going Pandemic, the family understands and respects your decision to not reach out in person. Your thoughts, prayers and love are certainly appreciated.
Posted online on December 01, 2020