Ruby Inez Barcheers

Ruby Inez Barcheers 71, of Howe passed away November 26, 2020 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, TX.

Ruby was born November 4, 1949 in Vernon, TX to Horace and Hettie (Thorn) West. Following the death of her parents, Ruby came to the loving home of Robert and Bobbie Tillett. She graduated from Van Alstyne High School in 1968. She was married to Billy D. Barcheers August 3, 1969 until his death in 2018. They made their home in Van Alstyne raising two children. Ruby was housewife, devoted mother, and grandmother, which she took great pride in. Her house was always full of her children’s friends, making everyone feel loved and welcome. Ruby loved gardening and antiquing. She made the best banana pudding and peanut butter cookies. She always had a smile on her face and a Dr. Pepper in her hand.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband Billy, her parents Horace and Hettie West, Robert and Bobbie Tillett; brothers Preston, Roger, Jerry, Jimmy, and Morris-Ray West; sisters Tessi (West) and Joyce (West).

Ruby is survived by her children Guy D. and wife Angela Barcheers of Weston, Angelia Gibbs of Howe; grandchildren Trevor, Rhett and Chaney Barcheers of Weston, Ashleigh Gibbs of Howe and Clayton Gibbs of Van Alstyne; sisters Naomi (West) Scott of Ft Worth, Patsy (West) Bonner of Oklahoma, Janetta (West) Marshall of Iowa Park, TX, Karon (Tillett) Tredway and husband Barry of Pottsboro; brothers Robert Tillett and wife Renee of Howe and Philip Tillett and wife DeVera of Howe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life will be Saturday, December 12, 2020, 1:00pm at Valdasta Baptist Church, 7194 Old Valdasta Rd., Blue Ridge, TX 75424.

Services are under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory, 637 W. Van Alstyne, Pkwy. Van Alstyne, TX. 75495. You may sign the online register book at

Posted online on January 21, 2021