LAWRENCEVILLE ERICKSON, RUBY Ruby O. Erickson, age 82, of Lawrenceville, Georgia entered into rest on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, after a gallant fight to emphysema. She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Frederick E. Erickson in 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Sheila Erickson of Lawrenceville, GA; son, Christopher Erickson of Moline, IL; eight grandchildren, Mark (Crystal) Erickson, Stacia Erickson, Amy Swanson, Rebecca Anderson, Melissa (Chip) Hall, Kendra (Joey) Sowell, Travis Erickson, and Randi Erickson; fourteen great grandchildren, Terrell Anderson, Taylor Anderson, Tyler Erickson, Torie Erickson, Dallas Erickson, Morgan Swanson, Darrell Hall, Cheyenne Hall, Ashlyn Hall, Brinley Hall, Ava Sowell, Keenan Wilhelm, Cameron Wilhelm, and Kowen Wilhelm; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. She was also predeceased by two sons, Frederick and Martin; grandson, Scott, her parents, and eleven siblings, Russell, Ralph, Richard, Ross, Ruth, Raymond, Robert, Roger, Roy, Ronald, and Retta. Ruby Erickson was born on August 22, 1930 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Louise Abigail Phipps Jones and James Albert Jones. She was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and loyal friend. Mrs. Erickson enjoyed gardening, baking and crocheting. She is going to be greatly missed by her adoring family. A Service Honoring the Life of Ruby O. Erickson will be held Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 3:00 P.M. at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Pastor Jeff Groves officiating. Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411 has been entrusted with the arrangements.