Ruby Louise Hawthorn Swanigan, 73, died June 9 in Pine Bluff. She held many different jobs over the course of her life, including working in prison and deaf ministry through the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Richard Swanigan; three daughters; a son; seven grandchildren; six brothers, and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held June 12 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Pine Bluff.