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Ruby Shanks
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Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 14, 2011
Church Hill
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

Ruby R. Shanks, age 86 of Surgoinsville, went home to be with her Lord on, Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at Church Hill Healthcare. She was a charter member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Surgoinsville, member of the Surgoinsville Ruritan Club, a 1943 graduate of Surgoinsville High School, and a retired seamstress and homemaker. Ruby was a very happy Christian lady who loved her family.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Hester Frazier Reeves, brother Albert Reeves, and twin brothers Colby and Coleman Reeves, and twin brother and sister, Homer and Helen Reeves.

She leaves her loving husband of 52 years, William "Bill" Shanks and daughters Janice Boyd of Church Hill and Jane Anne (Sam) Lanning of Rogersville, and grandchildren, John Anthony Gust Jr., and Kimberly Nicole Nottingham, Caleb Lanning and Jacob Lanning, great granddaughter: Natalie Elizabeth Nottingham. Several nieces and nephews and a very "special friend" Theda Burchfield.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, December 16, 2011, 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Surgoinsville, with funeral services following at 7:00 PM with Rev. Donnie Anderson officiating. Graveside services will be at 11:00 AM, on Saturday, December 17, 2011, at McKinney Cemetery in Rogersville.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011
McKinney Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: steven sizemore
Record added: Dec 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82771770
Ruby Shanks
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