Ruby E. Williams – age 85 of Kingston, Missouri passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, March 28, 2024, at her home in Kingston, Missouri. Ruby was born on March 26, 1939, the daughter of Michael Stewart and Muriel  (Stepleton) Vaught in Polo, MO. Ruby grew up in Polo, attended the Baptist Church, where she was baptized and was a 1957 graduate of Polo High School. On October 8th, 1963, she was united in marriage to Dean Haight. Later, she married Ronald Williams on February 26th, 1980, and he preceded her in death. Ruby worked in addition to being the ultimate homemaker, she worked at the Polo Grocery Store and Hallmark. Ruby was a faithful member of the Polo Christian Church.  She was a great wife and the best mom. She was an excellent cook.  Ruby had a generous and kind spirit that would give you the shirt off her back. She loved her family deeply and they loved her. She was a loving sister and aunt, always making sure to stay in contact with her nieces and nephews. Ruby was a woman of strong faith and dignity; she will be dearly missed.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ron; siblings, Betty Mott, Mary Doyle, and Bert “Bud” Vaught; and her uncle, Ira Stepleton.  She is survived by her children, Pamela Fletchall (Doug) of Winston, MO, Michael Haight of Mooresville, MO, and John Haight of Kingston, MO; grandchildren: Dustin (Malissa) Clark of Winston, MO, Christina (Dwight) Boaz of Winston, MO, David Haight of Richmond, MO, Jordan (Michael) Goodin of Raytown, MO, Dakota Haight of Clearwater, FL,  Jesse (Jessica) Fletchall of Grant City, MO and Amanda Fletchall of Creston, IA; 13 great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Beverly McCartney of Fort Dodge, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family members also survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Polo Christian Church in care of the funeral home. A service celebrating Ruby’s life will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 1, 2024, at the Polo Christian Church in Polo. The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow the services at Prairie Ridge Cemetery, west of Polo. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Polo. (660) 354-2214. Online guestbook at