JONESBOROUGH - Mrs. Ruby Lynn Rash McNeil, 80, Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at the home of her daughter. She will be remembered as a loving light to all that had the pleasure of knowing her.
Mrs. McNeil was born in Washington County and the daughter of the late Carl Jay Rash and Maggie Bernice Pratt Rash. She was also preceded in death by her Husband of 58 years, Wayne Bryant McNeil, son, Timothy Wayne “Tim” McNeil, grandson, Trevor Lynn Steven Cole and brother, Floyd Stacy Rash.
She was a member of Chestnut Grove Union Church for many years and recently became a member of New Hope Brethren Church.
Mrs. McNeil graduated from Jonesborough High School, Class of 1959. She was a retired hairdresser and was also employed by Broyles Florist. Her enjoyments of life were doing the Lord's work, being with family, painting, gardening and basket weaving.
Survivors include her daughter, Tammy McNeil Cole (Randy) and grandsons, Austin Wayne Cole (Makala) and Tyler McNeil, step- grandchildren, Candice, Jessica and Ryan Davis; niece and nephew Denver Rash and April Hubbard.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Avalon Hospice employees for all of their hard work and dedication.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor John H. Moore officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Highland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Austin Cole, Makala Cole, Randy Cole, Darren Harrison, Denver Rash and Jody Coomes. Honorary pallbearers will be Classmates of 1959.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Hope Brethren Church (building fund), 352 New Hope Rd, Jonesborough, TN 37659.
Sherry Jo Collins Reed
So sorry for your loss Tammy. I remember so well mom getting her hair done every Saturday, Ruby was so kind and loving. She will not be forgotten .sending prayers
Tammy we me, mom and dad are sorry for your loss she always had a smile praying for comfort for all the family.
Denny Lisa Carver
So sorry for your loss,Praying for strength and comfort during this time.
Bill and Gail McCracken Rambo
Our sympathy for Ruby. Was friends also with Stacy.
Stella Coffey turnmire-lewis
Tammy I am sorry about your mom passing away she was a wonderful friend and lady to know she was a important person to me I enjoyed having your mom as friend to me and my family my prayers r with u as well Tammy ?? and love too love u Stella Mae Coffey turnmire-lewis
I am so sorry for your loss; Ruby was a beautiful soul and she always had a smile on her face. I will be praying for your family.
Tammy, Prayers for comfort for the entire family. She was so very sweet and had the brightest smile.
Paul and Debbie Masters
Dear Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We have many precious memories of Ruby. May God Bless you and give you strength for the days ahead. We will keep you in our prayers.
Tammy, I am SO sorry. I couldn't believe it when I read it. I loved your mom and dad! She was always so fun to be around and friendly to everyone she met. She will be sorely missed by a bunch of us. I know how empty your heart feels right now. Remember to seek His face and He will give you peace. I love you!!
Tammy I am so sorry for your loss.My thoughts & prayers are with you & family.