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Ruby Martin Lewis Handy
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1923
Danville City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 2011
Danville City
Virginia, USA

Ruby Martin Lewis Handy, 87, died on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at Roman Eagle Memorial Home, where she had been a resident for the past 2 years.

She was born April 19, 1923 in Danville, a daughter of Millard M. Martin and Marion Kate Aaron Martin. She had lived her entire life in Danville, was a graduate of Schoolfield High School where she was class valedictorian and President of her senior class and retired from the design department at Dan River Mills.

Mrs. Handy was first married to Joe P. Lewis, Jr., who died December 28, 1972 and later married Curtis Daniel Handy, who died January 26, 2004.

Survivors include a son, Danny L. Lewis and wife, Laura of Danville; step-daughters, Nora Gower, Vickie Tarrant, Joyce Seay and Margaret Raines; three grandchildren, Danny L. Lewis, Jr. and wife Carolyn, Tammy L. Anderson and Kelly L. Hamilton and husband, Daryl; six step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Mable L. Martin and Ophelia Gentry and a granddaughter, Amy Lewis Head.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 3:00 P.M. from the Mausoleum Chapel at Danville Memorial Gardens by the Reverend David Turbyfill.

The family will receive friends at the Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel on Sunday January 2, 2011 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. and at other times be at the residence of her son, 209 Parkview Place, Danville.

Memorials may be made to the Danville Cancer Association, 2323 Riverside Drive, Suite J Danville, VA 24540.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to the nurses and staff of Roman Eagle Memorial Home for the loving care shown to Mrs. Handy.

Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is assisting the family.

Family links: 
  Joe P Lewis (1918 - 1972)*
  Curtis Daniel Handy (1923 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Danville Memorial Gardens
Danville City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Jan 04, 2011
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