RUBY MAE SOUTHERN QUESENBERRY, age 95 of Dublin, died Friday November 13, 2009. She was born February 16, 1914 in Pulaski County, and was the daughter of the late Annie Hurst Southern and Joseph Floyd Southern. She was a life-long member of the Newbern United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kenneth Quesenberry, Sr., and a sister; Ethel Southern Marshall. She is survived by a daughter; Wanda Shomaker of Dublin: a son; Robert Kenneth Quesenberry, Jr. of Mathews, NC: two grandchildren; Sheri Shelburne and her husband Buford of Radford, and Julie Helms and her husband Chris of Indian Trail, NC: four great-grandchildren; Will Shelburne of Radford, Nathan Shelburne of Radford, Alison Helms of Indian Trail, NC, and Garret Helms of Indian Trail, NC. Also survived by three nieces; Frances Marshall Akers of Severn, MD, Louise Marshall Fitzgerald of Dublin, and Mary Jo Marshall Leedham of Spring, TX, and a special caregiver, Barbara Gilmer for her beloved assistance. Funeral services will be held Monday November 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at Seagle Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Collins officiating. A graveside service will be held Tuesday morning November 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in Newbern Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening at the funeral home from 6 until 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Box 3704 Memphis, TN 38173-0704. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.