Ruby Y Edwards, age 93, of Falls of Rough, KY, passed away Tuesday, (January 14, 2014) at Springview Health and Rehab in Leitchfield, KY.
She was born on August 29, 1920 in Tousey, KY, the daughter of the late Walter and Olga Payton Young.
Ruby enjoyed gardening and working with flowers; she was a retired elementary school teacher, who also substituted several years after retirement; She was a graduate of Western Kentucky University, who taught for over 60 years and was a member of the Caneyville Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter-in-law, Sue Logsdon Edwards of Falls of Rough, four grandchildren, Dwayne (Judy) Edwards, and Deedee (Darin) Whitely of Falls of Rough, Rev. Doug (Stacy) Edwards of Leitchfield, KY and Amy (Robbie) Hayes of Caneyville, KY, eleven great grandchildren, Christopher (Tasha) Edwards of Leitchfield, Trevor Edwards of Falls of Rough, Derek (Tiffany) Jaggers of Leitchfield, Tori (Shawn) Logsdon of Leitchfield, Drew and Blake Whitely of Falls of Rough, Megan, Tyler and Tanner Edwards of Leitchfield, Riley and Wyatt “Hootie” Hayes both of Caneyville, six great-great grandchildren, two sisters, Helen Isbell of Louisville, KY and Bertha Hoover of Lexington, KY, along with several nieces and nephews and good friends.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Edwards, two sons, Lowery and Raymond Edwards, a daughter-in-law, Joyce Edwards, three sisters, Thelma Isbell, Mildred Patterson and Pauline Brown.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, (January 17, 2014) at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. Paul Childers will be officiating. Burial will be in the Yeaman Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. Friday until time of services.