Ruby Jean Jolliff, the wife of one of the Auto Glass Safety Council’s founders, Carl Jolliff, passed away from COVID-19 November 14, 2020 at Ozarks Medical Center. She was 83 years old.
She was born on December 22, 1936, in West Plains, Mo., to Roy Johnston and Mable McCracken Johnston. On August 12, 1955, she married Carl Jolliff. She loved her husband and was Carl’s special jewel, according to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Jolliff loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Jolliff’s parents; daughter-in-law, Paula Jolliff; brother, Leroy Johnston; and sister, Doris McBride, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Jolliff; children, Ron Jolliff and (Angie), and Kevin Jolliff, seven grandchildren, Laura Hodges (Michael), Joe Jolliff, Matt Jolliff (Molly), Sara Mitzelfelt (Ben), Karla Houston, Jerritt Jolliff (Jen), and Shawna Borland (David); thirteen great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Riley, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in the Langston Street Chapel at direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Jolliff Cemetery.
Industry members who would like to make a donation in her memory may or would like to share their condolences may do so at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.