Ruby Kennedy

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Ruby Leab Kennedy, 85, of New River, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Summit View Nursing Home in Lake City.
She was born March 2, 1933 in Anderson County, 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 was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Kennedy; brothers, Vaughan, Hurstle, Ike and Bill Leab; sister, Dolly Hungate; and daughter-in-law, Teresa Kennedy.
Survivors include her son, Terry Kennedy of Lake City; daughter,ÊRegina Lay and Lewie of Andersonville; brother,ÊRoy Lee Leab and wife Anita of Wartburg; sister,ÊRosa Dean Byrd and husband Norman of Wartburg; grandchildren,ÊKristi and Jimmy Graham, Nickolas and Lindsay Kennedy and Lyndsey Ridenour; great-grandchildren,ÊIsaac and Ethan Graham, Brayden and Blake Kennedy and Lakely and Cole Ridenour; special caregiver and friend, Jennie Martin of Summit View Nursing Home.
The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Ruby's other caregivers, Amanda Henson and Britney Bruce of Summit View Nursing Home.
Visitation was held Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. The funeral service followed at 7 p.m. with Rev. Murl Phillips, Rev. Wayne Phillips and Rev. Jimmy Byrge officiating. A graveside service was held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Grave Hill Cemetery in New River.
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Hatmaker Funeral Home
503 South Main Street
Lake City, TN 37769
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Published in Morgan County News from July 18 to July 24, 2018