Barbee, Ruby Marie (Trenton)

Friday, December 14, 2018
Ruby Marie Barbee, 88, of Trenton (Sand Mountain), passed away on December 12, 2018 at her home. She retired from Trenton Spinning Mills after 15 years of service.  Mrs. Barbee was a long-time member of New Vision Church of God. She
was very strong in her faith and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Barbee, Sr., parents, L. E. and
Hester Guffey; and two brothers, Wiley and John Guffey.

Left to cherish her memory are daughters, Marie Smith, Barbara (Ronny) Stone; sons, George Barbee Jr., Jimmy (Sally) Barbee, Steve (Charlotte) Barbee and Doug (Tina) Barbee; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; eight
great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 2-8 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton. Funeral Services will be on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. in the chapel, with Pastor Michael Kilgore officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. 

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