Ruby Jean McCall, a retired state employee, died Monday of kidney failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 61.
Born Ruby Jean Faulcon in Baltimore and raised on Normal Avenue, she was a 1962 graduate of Eastern High School. She earned a degree in psychology and urban education from Antioch College in Baltimore.
Before her retirement in 1995, she was an investigator for the state Department of Human Resources at its West Saratoga Street operation. Before that, she was a case manager for the Department of Social Services.
Mrs. McCall was a former member of Eastern United Methodist and Mount Pleasant Baptist churches.
Her marriages to Gazzater Parham and Jesse McCall ended in divorce.
Services were held Thursday.
She is survived by a son, Tyrone Anthony Parham, a daughter, Niccole Lynn McCall, and two brothers, Booker T. Faulcon and Harvey L. Faulcon, all of Baltimore; seven sisters, Mattie Wesley of Philadelphia, and Frankie Lawson, Joyce Melvin, Margo Tucker, Jerdener O'Neal, Elena Houston and Linda Faulcon, all of Baltimore; and a granddaughter.