Ruby Jewel Herd, was born to Adam & Doris Relerford, In Hot Springs Arkansas. She and her family moved to Beloit Wisconsin when she was 16yrs old, she worked various jobs, before settling at Chrysler for 32yrs.
Ruby had her firstborn son In 1953, Freddie Booker of Beloit, WI, later to marry Charles R. Herd Sr and To that union, three children were born, Carolyn A. Herd of Rockford, IL, Charles R. Herd Jr and Christopher Marc Herd of Beloit WI.
Ruby and Charles had seven grandchildren Terrence Herd, of Beloit, Brandi Humphries of St. Louis, Brandon Herd of Beloit, Brittany Herd of Rockford IL, Ryan Herd, Christopher Herd Jr, of Beloit Wisconsin and Darius Floyd of Rockford IL.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents Adam and Doris Relerford, two brothers Aron Releford and James Relerford. Ruby leaves behind her two sisters Dorthy (Curley) Golden and Mary (Eddie) Wallace her grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and family and friends. A special nephew, who was here through her fight to walk and healing. He was dear to her heart Allen Golden.