Hall, Ruby Lee (Rocky Face)

Monday, August 12, 2013

Ruby Lee Hall, 74, of Rocky Face, GA, died Sunday morning, August 11, 2013 at the local hospital.  

Ruby was born March 19, 1939 in the Tilton Community of Whitfield County, a daughter of the late Charlie and Dee Harmon Townsend; and was also preceded in death by her first husband, Alfred Lewis Morgan; her son, Mitchell Ray Morgan; sisters, Ruth Joyce, Mary Bell Bedwell and Betty Lidy; and brothers, Curtis Townsend, Sr., Emery Townsend and Jack Townsend.

She is survived by her husband, John Thomas Hall; daughter, Sherry Rendon; grandson, Jeff Willis; great-grandchildren, Niya Hassett, Brandon Willis, Austin Willis and Mitchell Willis; sisters, Edna Cross, Geneva Lunsford, Maggie Mullins and Margaret Dale; special nieces, Rebena Long, Cathy Hughes and Marlene Lance; and several other nieces and nephews.

Service to celebrate the life of Ms. Ruby Lee Hall will be held Wednesday, August 14, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Chuck Harmon officiating. She will be laid to rest with her family at the Pocket Cemetery in Floyd County, GA, with her nephews serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Monday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 13 and after 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 14.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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