Ruby Marley Sanders 93, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her family.


Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at First Wesleyan Church, with the Reverend Sam Swinney officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Rest Cemetery.  


Ruby was a graduate of Elise High School. She worked in the textile industry and was a homemaker.  She loved the Lord, her family, church, community and all her friends.  She enjoyed music, needlepoint, beach trips and the simple joys of life, children and ice cream. She was a daughter of the late Ben and Nettie Maness Marley and was preceded in death by her husband Norman Sanders, son: Gary Tucker, sisters: Amy Stutts, Beulah Comer, Gladys Brown; brother: “Bink” Marley.


Ruby is survived by daughter:Janet Sanders, of Robbins; 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren and many friends.


The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Monday, April 25, 2016 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home.


Janet extends a special thanks to the staff of Liberty Hospice and also the family, friends and neighbors that have cared for and supported “Miss Ruby”.


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Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Sanders family.


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  1. Janet, Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mother. She had such a kind and loving spirit and was a true example of a servant of God. We feel your grief as we are still processing the passing of our mother/grandmother. Please know that you are in o

  2. Janet, Our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your sweet and kind mother. What a wonderful testimony she lived before others. May God comfort you at this time and give you peace.

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