Ruby F. Underwood, of Pulaski, passed away late Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
Ruby, known as “Nana” to her family, was born in Bland, to Glenn and Grace Fanning. Ruby was a dedicated and faithful member of the Refreshing Center Church of God in Pulaski for 47 years. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Underwood; her parents; four brothers, and one sister.
She is survived by daughter, Rosa Lee Turpin and husband, Gene; son, Terry E. Hale and wife, Rhonda, all of Pulaski; granddaughter, Gena Turpin Hanks and husband, James, Pulaski; grandsons, Brian Turpin and wife, Karen, Dublin, and Terry “Bo” Hale, Pulaski; great grandchildren, Amber Hanks Vaughan and husband, Bill, Claremont, N.C.; Brad Hanks and wife, Jessi, Pulaski; Conner Turpin and Emma Turpin, Dublin; great-great grandchildren, Landon Vaughan, Lexi Vaughan and Kaden Hanks.
Also surviving are brothers, Gerald Fanning and wife, Jean, of Bland; Clarence Fanning and wife, Gloria, of Wilmington, Del.; one sister, Maxine Repass, of Wytheville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 26, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Refreshing Center Church of God in Pulaski, with Pastor Jerry Collins officiating the funeral immediately following at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held Friday, at 11 a.m., at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
A special thanks is extended to Medi-Home Health and Hospice and especially loving friend and caregiver Carla.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.