Ruby Alligene Satterfield, age 76, of Dahlonega, passed away Feb. 9, 2014.
Ruby was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and the Salutatorian of the Class of 1956 of Lumpkin County High School. She was retired from the Lumpkin County School Systems and the University of North Georgia. She was a member of the Beta Club and of the Pentecostal Faith. Ruby was a loving and dedicated mother and sister.
The daughter of the late James Leon Sr. and Lena Belle Brown Tolbert, Ruby is also preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, T.J Satterfield; grandparents, Clarence T. and Amanda S. Tolbert; brother, William Tolbert; sisters, Dorothy Tolbert, Geraldine Grogan, Shirley Ann Grizzle, Barbara Jo Gazaway, Judy Sorenson, Linda Reece and Mabel Trammell.
Mrs. Satterfield is survived by her son, Michael James Satterfield, Richardson, Texas; brothers, Ralph P. Tolbert of Virginia, Johnny Hughes Tolbert, Dahlonega, James Leon Tolbert Jr., Dahlonega; sisters, Mary Jane Moore, Dahlonega, Carolyn Sheriff, Dawsonville, Mattie Ruth Lance, Cumming, and Marjorie Dillon, Dahlonega. A number of other relatives also survive.
Funeral services for Ruby are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the Dahlonega Church of God. The Rev. Clifford Allen will officiate.
Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Dahlonega. The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 and noon until time of service on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Online condolences may be made at banisterfuneralhome.net. Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, GA is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Feb. 15, 2014