Ruby DouglasApril 28, 1925 ~ August 10, 2017 (age 92)
Mrs. Ruby L. Douglas, 92, passed away peacefully at her residence in Griffin, Georgia on August 10, 2017. Ms. Douglas was born in Meadowview, VA, and was the last of nine children born to Thomas C. and Ella G. Lloyd.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Charles E. Douglas. Survivors include her daughters, Fonda J. Wise of Griffin, GA, and Mary Ella Douglas Nickell and her husband, Charles A. “Drew” Nickell, of Virginia Beach, VA; two granddaughters, Tracy Svalina and her husband, John Svalina of Fairfield, PA, and Wendy Martin and her husband, Jerry Essenmacher of New London, OH, and her great-grandson, Max Martin of New London, OH, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ms. Douglas was a long-time resident of Arlington and Virginia Beach, VA, and spent her last years in Griffin, GA. She had a long career as executive assistant and held positions with the Federal Bar Association in Washington, D.C. and R&R Battery Service in Arlington. She was a member of Pomona United Methodist Church in Griffin, and previously an active member and volunteer with Arlington Forest and Virginia Beach United Methodist Churches. She was a lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star serving in Hill Patrick Chapter No. 441, Griffin, Mary Washington Chapter No. 50, Arlington, and Virginia Beach Chapter No. 75.
A memorial service will be conducted in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home on Sunday, August 13th, at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive visitors at a reception after the service. The burial will take place at a time to be determined at Monticello Memory Gardens Cemetery in Charlottesville, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eternal Hope Hospice, 123 N. 18th St., Griffin, GA, 30223.
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