Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011 4:07 pm
The Messenger, January 28l, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Ruby Darnell, 82, of Hickman, Ky., who died 1:05 p.m. Jan. 26, 2011, at Haws Memorial Nursing Home in Fulton.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, with the Rev. Jim Fortner officiating. Burial will follow in Sassafras Ridge Cemetery near Hickman.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday from noon until service time.
Pallbearers will be Steve Fletcher, Glen Jones, Richard Jones, Mark Hayes, Joseph Fletcher and Tony Jones.
Mrs. Darnell was born in Slaughters, Ky., Jan. 22, 1928, daughter of the late H.C. and Mayme (Carver) Collings. She was the widow of Richard Darnell, with whom she had owned and operated Darnell’s Restaurant in Hickman. She was a member of the East Baptist Church in Hickman.
She is survived by her brother, Joe Collings of Palestine, Texas, and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Darnell was also preceded in death by two daughters, Brenda Holland and Debbie Darnell; and two sisters, Evelyn Jones and Louise Hayes.