Ms. Ruby Aline Quates Morris


Ms. Ruby Aline Quates Morris passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 in a Niceville, Florida nursing facility. She was 84.

Ruby was born in Evergreen, Alabama and spent her young life in Foley, Alabama, graduating from Foley High School.

She worked as an accounting clerk at NASA in Houston, Texas and later transferred to NAS Pensacola, where she retired from the accounting department after 30 years of service.

She lived the later part of her life in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and Niceville, Florida nearest to her immediate family. Her soul is now free and body renewed in the presence of Jesus.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at Arkadelphia Church Cemetery. Rev. Edward Robinson will officiate.

Cope-Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include, son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Kim Quates of Concord, North Carolina; daughter and son-in-law, Dawn Renee and Michael Godfrey of Niceville, Florida; grandchildren, Matthew Quates, Ginger Godfrey, Rachel Godfrey, Hope Levis Godfrey.

Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Magdaline Higdon/Ellis-Quates and Robert (Jack) Quates; sister, Ernestine Quates; brothers, Robert Quates Jr., John W. Quates and Albert C. Quates.