Ruby Callahan Markham, 85, of Lynchburg, passed away July 9, 2009 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Arthur Ray Markham, who passed away April 27, 2009.
Born June 29, 1924 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Elijah Witt Callahan and Annie Margaret Callahan, and Louise Callahan; one brother, Bernard Callahan.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda M. Yarber and husband Tom, of Forest and Linda M. Shepherd and husband Gary, of Pulaski; one sister Dora C. Moore, of Lynchburg; four grandchildren, Amanda S. Yeganegi, Matthew D. Greene, Jonathan M. Yarber, and Christopher T. Yarber, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2009, at West Lynchburg Baptist Church, by the Rev. Dr. Robert Putt. Interment will take place in Fort Hill Memorial Park, on Monday at 11:00 a.m.
The family will receive friends Saturday, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and at other times at the residence of Brenda Yarber.
To send condolence to the famiy, please visit, www.whittenfuneralhome.com. Whitten Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Timberlake Chapel, is assisting the family.