Ruby Lee (Bretz) Letcher

Born: Tue., Jan. 25, 1927
Died: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018


5:00 PM Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
Location: Carlisle United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Sep. 01, 2018
Location: Carlisle United Methodist Church

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Ruby Lee Bretz Letcher, 91, wife of 65 years to the late Eugene Letcher, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Born January 25, 1927 to the late Arthur & Ida Ishmael Bretz, she was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother as well as a cherished friend that will be greatly missed by all.

Surviving are 2 daughters: Phyllis Smoot and Donna (Ricky) Broderick; a daughter-in-law, Judy Letcher; 6 grandchildren: Tim (Traci) Letcher, Nicole Sparks, Kevin (Nicole) Letcher, Sarah (Justin) Massey, Jacob (Sherri) Broderick and Daniel (Mandi) Broderick; 9 great-grandchildren: Ryan Minton, Ruby Sparks, Russell & Rex Letcher, Owen & Brennon Letcher, Jack & Eli Broderick and Lincoln Massey.

Also preceding her in death were her son, Jim Letcher, and 2 brothers, Chester & Herman Bretz.

Services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Carlisle United Methodist Church by Rev. Gaylord Gillispie, Rev. Rocky Wallace and Rev. Julian Hammonds. Burial will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Friday at the church.

Charitable donations may be made in Ruby's memory to the following organizations:

Carlisle United Methodist Church
102 West Chestnut Street, Carlisle, Kentucky 40311
Tel: 859-289-2430

Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home Activities Fund
2323 Concrete Road, Carlisle, KY 40311
Tel: 859-289-3492

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   Posted Wed August 29, 2018


Ruby, you were loved by me and all of my family. You will be well remembered and missed. - Bonnie Spencer

Brenda Bretz Wilson
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
So sorry for your loss

Samantha Galeana and April sparks
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
We're so sorry for ur loss

Carol Hunt
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
Our deepest sympathies 🙏

Amy Simms
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018

RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by Rollie and Sammie Anne Fortner, Shane Fortner, and Jeff, Amy and Ellie Simms.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. She was a very special lady. Our Love! Rollie and Sammie Anne Fortner, Shane Fortner, and Jeff Amy, and Ellie Simms.

Jim Whitaker
   Posted Fri August 31, 2018
Tim and Kevin

Memories become treasures. Thinking of you both.

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