Ruby Kirby Townsend 68, of LaGrange, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013.
She was a member of Sligo Baptist Church and the Order of The Eastern Star; Rob Morris Chapter No.114. Ruby was a cashier at Wal-Mart for 23 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Elmer and Dorothy Kirby; sister: Dorothy Walls and nephew: David Allen Walls.
Survivors include her husband of almost 50 years: James "J.W." Townsend; children: Rhonda Martin (Michael), Jay Townsend (Sheila) and Joel Townsend (Lily); grandchildren: Jason, Justin, James, Megan and Anthony; great grandchildren: Ariel and Rachel; sisters Betty Brewington, Loretta Ison and Sharon Ashcraft.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home with burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Visitation 4-8 PM on Wednesday.
Memorials gift to: Sligo Baptist Church Building Fund, Hosparus or Eastern Star Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.heady-radcliffefuneralhome.com.