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Ruby Leab Kennedy

March 2, 1933 ~ July 11, 2018 (age 85)

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

                                                         Lyndsey Ridenour


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.


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