Marilyn Joyce Rubley

June 30, 1936-May 9, 2022


Marilyn Joyce (Ball) Rubley, 85, of Waynetown passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis. She was born June, 30, 1936, at Judson, Indiana, to the late Ronald and Martha (Alexander) Ball.

Marilyn graduated from Marshall High School in 1954. At the age of 18, she went to work at RR Donnelley, where she met her husband, Charles Rubley. They later married on Feb. 14, 1956. He preceded her in death Dec. 8, 2014.

She was a volunteer nurse at North Montgomery High School and was the neighborhood mother. Marilyn was a member of the Judson Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in the garden, crocheting, knitting, sewing and playing the organ. She enjoyed visiting Wallace with Charles, where they would visit HWY 341 Café to dance. She was an avid collector of tea pots.

She is survived by son Daryl (Sheila) Rubley of Waynetown; daughter Cheryl Huse of Waynetown; sister Susie (Bobby) Alexander of Stoneville North Carolina; four grandchildren, Rachel (Evan) Zafir, Christopher Rubley, Ashley (Josh) Posthauer and Amy Wise; three great-grandchildren, Alex Trinkle, Jaycen Posthauer and Hope Zafir; two brothers-in-law, James Earl Rubley and Ernest Cline (Dean) Rubley; and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband and six sisters, Lorraine Leatherman, Ethel Cullin, Betty Irelan, Loretta Hobbs, Ruth Hayes and Helen Armstrong.

Cremation was chosen with a celebration of life at a later date. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care.

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