Ruby's birth certificate #52341 is on Ancestry.com. She was born at Ladonia, Fannin Co, TX and named Ruby Lee Dillard, 18 Nov 1911. Her father was William Ganey Dillard age 22, b. in Tennessee; her mother was Viola Fry, age 17, born in Texas. She was their first child. Viola was the informant and made affidavit that all of the above was true.
In Lois Pippin Haden's autograph book.
1940 Census. Justice Prec 4, Ladonia, Fannin, TX, ED 74-21, p.15A, Hh 369
Don Haden remembered this name. Charlene Parks thought some kin of Fonnie & remembered they lived in Dallas - she did find Ruby living in a nursing home.
Ruby Lee DILLARD and Lemuel Dewey HUFFINES were married. Lemuel Dewey HUFFINES161, son of Will HUFFINES and Willie [HUFFINES], was born on 1 May 1899 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.162,163 He died on 9 March 1971 at the age of 71 in Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas.
There was a Hershel Huffines, born 1907 living in Ladonia. He had two siblings, both older. Ruby is said to be born before 1920 (older than James Fry b. 1920) and Huffines was somewhat older. Hershel married Sadie Davis. I have not discovered any connection.
Charlene Parks' letter from Ruby Huffines gave date of death of Lemuel.
His death certificate states his father was Will J. Huffines; mother was Mary W. Milner. His occupation was that of a welder with U-Haul Company. Ruby was the informant.
Ruby Lee DILLARD and Lemuel Dewey HUFFINES had the following children:
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