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Ruby (Roberts) Reed

February 5, 1932 ~ October 23, 2019 (age 87)

Obituary

Ruby Roberts Reed, born February 5, 1932, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.  She professed faith in Christ at an early age and joined Yellow Branch Baptist Church, where she remained a member until her passing.  She was a 1951 graduate of Hancock County High School.  Before her illness, Ruby worked with the Hancock County School System where she enjoyed working with special needs children.  She was a great cook and always loved to feed her family.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Bud & Mary Roberts; husband, Lawrence Reed; daughter, Kathy Reed Turnmire; son, Neal Reed; brothers, Gene & Don Roberts and sisters; Gladys Caywood & Betty McCoy

 

She is survived by;

Her devoted son; Carl Reed & wife Patricia

Grandchildren; Brooke (Dwayne) Cornett, Lauren (Chris) Lawson and Macy Reed

Great-Grandchildren; Brady & Hattie Reed Cornett and Katy Jo & Kinsley Lawson

Son-in-law; Danny Turnmire

Brother; Elmer Roberts

Sisters; Joyce (Leroy) Royston and Cecil Lawson

 

The family would like to express sincere appreciation to Hancock Manor Nursing Home, Hancock County Hospital, Dr. John Short, Casey Johnson, PA and all who assisted in the care for her over the last few years. 

 

Funeral services will be held at 7 P.M. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel

Rev. Kester Bunch & Rev. Buster Jarvis officiating

Special music will be provided by Kristy Petticord

Interment will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the Burke-Reed Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Danny Turnmire, Brady Cornett, Dwayne Cornett, Chris Lawson, Jimmy Dean Lawson & Orville Cope

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home

 

Online condolences can be made at www.mcneilfuneralhome.com

 

McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements


Services

Visitation
Friday
October 25, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
Friday
October 25, 2019

7:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

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