Ruby Joubert Williams, age 74, of Texas City, Texas departed this life on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Ruby was born April 24, 1943 in Plaisance, Louisiana. She was the third child of Joseph and Gustavia Joubert. Ruby grew up in Plaisance and Opelousas Louisiana She attended public schools in Plaisance and graduated from Plaisance High School. She moved to Texas after graduation.

In Texas City, she began a career at UTMB and Mainland Medical Center that lasted for more than 20 years. Ruby also worked for College of the Mainland for 14 years, and at Jacks Soul Food for an additional 11. She married the love of her life, General Lee Jackson, Sr and together they raised two children.

Ruby accepted Christ as her savior at an early age. In the early 70’s, she joined Progressive Baptist Church where she served under the pastorage of the late Reverend M.C. Bridges. She continued to serve under Reverend Jonathan Steele, Sr. She was very dedicated to the church and served as a member of the Mission.

In the 1980’s she was united in marriage to the late Harold Williams, Sr. Together they ran the Williams Service Center.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Gustavia Joubert; her brothers, Carroll Joubert, Sr., Robert Joubert, and Jack Joubert; and her sister Myrtle Joubert.

To cherish her memories, Ruby leaves behind her sister, Debbie (Ediie) Jacobs of League City; Sons, Michael W. Jackson of Texas City and General L. Jackson, Jr. of La Marque; five grand children: Breana Jackson, Jasmine Jackson, Jayden Jackson, Herschel Cooper, and Gerikos Williams-Jackson; Great Grand daughter, Deauney Thomas; God-Daughter, La Quinta Branch; Special Friends; Martha Richardson, Emma Joubert, Annie Jean Jackson, Florence Burton, Betty Francis Collins; and many other relatives and friends.

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Ellen Chicon

I am so sad to hear this news. I loved Mrs. Ruby!!! She was an awesome lady that always completed her job with a spirit of excellence.
My deepest sympathy to the family. Ellen Chicon
Cosmetology Department

Jacqueline Perkins

We will always remember your thoughtfulness and kindness. You will definitely be a warrior in God's army. Gone but definitely not forgotten.
Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Perkins and family

Marie Robinson

Expressing my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. may the caring thoughts of others be a comfort to the family at this time of great sorrow. God promise to do away with enemy death ( Isa 25:8) thoughts full of love are being sent your way.

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