Daniel, Wilma "Ruby"
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Wilma “Ruby” Daniel, 96, Rossville, loving mother and grandmother, died Saturday, June 15 in a local nursing home.
She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga/North Georgia area, and was a member of Victory Baptist Church. Mrs. Daniel was a homemaker who dedicated her life to raising her two young children after the untimely death of her husband. She was known for her enjoyment of reading, her jigsaw puzzle skills and for her occasional sharp tongue.
Mrs. Daniel was preceded in death by her parents, William J. and Minnie McCrary; her husband, Lige Daniel; stepson, Richard Daniels; six sisters; three brothers; and her two grand-dogs (Isis and Angie).
She is survived by son, Ben (Carol Princing) Daniel, of Ringgold; daughter, Brenda (Ron) Heffner, of Ooltewah; grandson, Ray (Meg) Heffner, of Snellville, Ga.; grandson, Nathan (Meghan) Daniel, of Johnson City, Tn.; granddaughter, Anna Laura (Chris) Rhudy, of Johnson City, Tn.; step-grandson, Allen Daniels, of Dunlap, Tn.; great-grandsons, Isaac and Mason Daniel, of Johnson City, Tn.; brother, Clifford McCrary, of Durham, NC; sister, Dorothy Crawley, of Chapparel, NM; sister, Alice Felix, of Section, Al.; and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving is her latest grand-dog, Sadie.
Funeral services will be held noon on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Steve Webster officiating. The family will greet visitors one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Tennessee-Georgia Cemetery-Rossville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Recreation Fund of NHC Rossville, 1425 McFarland Ave., Rossville, Ga. 30741, or to the Humane Educational Society, 212 N. Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37404.
The family would like to thank the outstanding staff at NHC Rossville for the loving care they provided for the last five years.
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Visitation will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home - Fort Oglethorpe, Battlefield Parkway.