Ruby Leab Kennedy, age 85 of New River, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. She was born March 2, 1933 in Anderson County, TN to the late Guy Leab and Sabra Phillips Leab. Ruby was a member of Grave Hill Baptist Church. Ruby enjoyed sewing, crafting, quilting, cooking for and spending time with her family and friends. In addition to Ruby’s parents, Ruby is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Kennedy, brothers: Vaughan, Hurstle, Ike, and Bill Leab, sister: Dolly Hungate, and daughter in law: Teresa Kennedy.
Son Terry Kennedy of Lake City
Daughter Regina Lay and Lewie of Andersonville
Brother Roy Lee Leab and wife Anita of Wartburg
Sister Rosa Dean Byrd and husband Norman of Wartburg
Grandchildren Kristi and Jimmy Graham
Nickolas and Lindsay Kennedy
Great Grandchildren Isaac and Ethan Graham
Brayden and Blake Kennedy
Lakely and Cole Ridenour
Special Caregiver and Friend Jennie Martin
The family would like to extend a special thank you to
Ruby’s other caregivers: Amanda Henson and Britney Bruce.
Visitation: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 7:00 PM, Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Hatmaker Funeral Home with Rev. Murl Phillips, Rev. Wayne Phillips, and Rev. Jimmy Byrge officiating.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 11:00am at Grave Hill Cemetery in New River.