|Birth:||6 November 1910|
Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
|Death:||8 January 2021|
Sulphur, Oklahoma, USA
|Age:||110 years, 63 days|
Beasley was born in North of Caddo Creek near Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA on 6 November 1910. Her parents were Charlie S. Renegar and Katie (née Bennett) Renegar. She grew up with her four sisters on the Renegars’ Bar S Ranch in Nebo, Oklahoma. She attended Nebo school until the 9th grade.
She married Frances E. Butler in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The couple had four children: Francis Powell (1928–2018), Earl Butler (1930–2015), Helen Binderim (1931–2010) and Hazel Okkonen.
She married George Beasley on 26 August 1946. Ruby and George lived in San Antonio, Texas where they owned a dairy farm with ninety-five head of cattle until 1979. The couple then retired to Sulphur, Oklahoma where Ruby lived until her death.
She celebrated her 110th birthday on 6 November 2020.
Beasley died in Sulphur, Oklahoma on 8 January 2021 from Covid-19 complications at the age of 110 years, 63 days. She was survived her youngest sister Charlene Crissey, her daughter Hazel Okkonen, her daughter-in-law Hannelore Butler, 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 39 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-grandson.
- Ruby L Beasley FamilySearch
- Helen Binderim Obituary Tributes.com, 3 May 2010
- Oklahoma 100 Year Life Oral History Project Digital Collections
- Earl Butler Obituary (2015) The Oklahoman, 18 March 2015
- Frances L. (Butler) Powell Obituary Griffin Hillcrest, 9 November 2018
- A party for the ages: Dozens of friends and family gather to celebrate 109th birthday of Ruby Beasley The News Star, 11 November 2019
- A party for the ages: Dozens of friends and family gather to celebrate 109th birthday of Ruby Beasley News Break, 11 November 2019
- A Birthday News Break, 4 November 2020
- 110th birthday Facebook Post, 6 November 2020
- Ruby Lee Beasley Obituary Tribute Archive, January 2021
- Ruby L Beasley Find A Grave
- This confirms she died from complications of Covid-19