Our dear mother passed away on Wednesday December 22 after being on earth for 89 years. Ruby was a beloved Sister, Aunt, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great Great Grandmother and her family will truly miss her. Born in Glendale AZ to William Forrest and Mabel Inez Johnson to a family consisting of 6 boys and 6 girls, all but one has preceded her in death. A brother Ernest Richard Johnson resides in Peoria Arizona. There are also many nieces and nephews throughout the country. She married her eternal companion John Andrew "Andy" Hancock on Christmas Day in 1938, Andy also preceded her 14 years ago on December 18, 1996. Oh how she looked forward to being with him again. She was recently asked by one of her grandchildren, "Grandma what was the very best day of your life?" she responded "The day I married your Grandpa!" She was then asked" What was the second? She again responded "The day we will be together again." Ruby was always a wonderful example to her 14 children (8 sons and 6 daughters), 89 grandchildren 210 great grandchildren, and 24 great great grandchildren all of whom she knew by name and birthdate. Her children are from the oldest to the youngest: Irene Schuening (Bob), LaVerne Chandler (Merrill), Beverly Homer (Hugh), Dale Hancock (Lynn), Labretta Wilkes (Hans), Alvin Hancock (Carol), Ruby Burgess (Tom), Cory Hancock (Linda), Pamela Briggs, Forrest Hancock (Rogine), Marty Hancock (Elizabeth), Gregory Hancock (Janet), Denzlo Hancock (Debbie), and Levi Hancock (Cyndie). She has always been an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she was considered by many to be their spiritual "Mom" and influencing them by her steadfast example and gentle ways, she was her brothers and sisters keeper, always dedicated to her Lord and Savior. She was always easy to speak with and constantly expressed her witty and fun personality. Her influence and companionship will be greatly missed, however Ruby and Andy's comments, statements, and example will always be there to guide our family and bless our lives.