Ruby B. McNew, age 94, of Blountville, TN and previously of Hayters Gap, Va. and Bristol, Va. went to her heavenly home on November 25, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born in Wooten, KY to the late Noah and Cora Begley. Ruby taught school in Leslie and Perry Counties, KY and was secretary for McNew Better Homes. She loved sewing and working in the garden.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband Billie McNew; her 3 sisters Opal Field, Ruth Hunt, and Geraldine Elrod; her brother Raymond Begley.
She is survived by her 3 children Royce McNew and wife Janet, Voriece McNew and Bruce McNew; 3 granddaughters Bethany McNew, Cindy Callahan, and Stephany Warren; 3 grandsons Daniel McNew, Zachary McNew and Isaac McNew; 3 great grandchildren Ethan McNew, Addy Callahan, and Beckett Callahan; brothers Rex Begley and wife Coleen of Ohio and Elmer Begley of KY; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the Forest Hills Chapel of Farris Funeral Service. A service will follow at the Chapel with Benny Bowman officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Casket bearers will be selected from family and friends.
Due to new Covid-19 guidelines, services are limited to a maximum of 25 persons at a time. As always, face masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Those wishing to express sympathy online or send “Hugs from Home” may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
The family of Ruby Begley McNew is being cared for by the Forest Hills Chapel Farris Funeral Service; 19415 Lee Highway; Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).