Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:00 pm
Ruby Clark Butler, 72, of Union City died at 8:55 p.m. Oct. 14, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Diane Tolley in Kenton.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Living Word Church in Hornbeak. Brother Archie Larry will officiate. Burial will follow in Cobbs Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at The Living Word Church 5-8 p.m. today.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Clyde Blakley, Kevin Davis, Larry Davis, Wayne Irvine, Jerry Richards and James Rainey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Zach Richards, Nelson Tolley Jr. and Zack Fowler.
Ms. Butler was born May 1, 1940, in Halls, daughter of the late Jack and Lois (Doss) Blakley. She was a member of The Living Word Church in Hornbeak and a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Nelson Tolley of Kenton; her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Mary Jo Smith of the Sidonia community; four sisters, Virgie O’Steen of Union City, Lilly Rainey and Dorothy Bingham, both of Samburg, and Peggy Spencer of Tiptonville; two brothers, John Blakley of Hornbeak and Harold Douglas Blakley of Samburg; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother, James Blakley.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Messenger 10.16.12