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Ruby Lee Miller Dunn, 95, of Lee’s Summit, MO, daughter of the late Garrett Miller and Viola Green Miller, was born June 2, 1922 in Lake Providence, Louisiana. She married Elbert B. Dunn, Sr. on November 12, 1939. A son and two daughters were born to this union. She was a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana until August 2005 when hurricane Katrina devastated the city. At the time of her death, November 3, 2017, she was a resident of John Knox Village Care Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. She was a faithful member of St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church, New Orleans Louisiana, until January 2012 when she placed church membership with Plaza Heights Baptist Church, Blue Springs, Missouri. Ruby and her husband, Rev. Elbert B. Dunn, Sr., were original founder and organizer of Second Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Her husband, son, five sisters, and four brothers precede her in death. Survivors include: her daughters: Mildred Dunn (Martin I.) Cobbinah, Blue Springs, MO and Cotheana Dunn (Alton) Foster, Huston, TX; seven grandchildren, Ingenué F. Cobbinah, M.D., Lee’s Summit, MO; Martin A. (Sharon) Cobbinah, Kansas City, MO; Stella O. Cobbinah, Parramatta New South Wales, Australia; MonaLisa Y. (Larry) Durisseau, Kevin G. (Safi) Foster, Huston, TX;Kimberly P. Carter and ELbert M. Dunn, New Orleans, Louisiana; ten great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Gertie L. Bell, Oaklawn, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation and funeral services will be held Friday, November 17th, 2017 at Plaza Heights Baptist Church; 1500 Clark Rd. Blue Springs, MO. Visitation will take place from 9:00-11:00 am, and the funeral will begin at 11:00 am. A graveside service will be immediately following at Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs, MO.