2018-08-09 / Obituaries


Rubye G. Andrews, 83, of Grove Hill passed away Aug. 1, 2018 at her residence surrounded by family.

She was born June 14, 1935 to Hobson Percy Gates Sr. and Levonia Hicks Gates. She was a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church where she was a member of the serving committee. She also served the citizens of Clarke County as a county commissioner for 16 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Rachael (Don) Anderson; grandchildren, Heather (Kevin) Kelley, Heath (Jessica) Anderson; greatgrandchildren, Hunter (Raegan) Kelley, Brycn Kelley, Cooper Kelley, Brantley Anderson, Sadie Harper Anderson; great-great-grandchild, Henley Kelley and sisters, Lola Reid, Betty Bradford, Evelyn Green and Johnnie Dungan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin Andrews; daughter, Kathy Lynn Powell and siblings, H.P. Gates Jr., Thomas George Gates and Louise Lowery.

The service was Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Grove Hill with Rev. Tony Meinhardt officiating. Interment was at Magnolia Lawn Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Hunter Kelley, Brycn Kelley, Brantley Anderson, Jimmy Gates, Mike Gates and Adam Green.

Honorary pallbearers were Clarke County Commissioners, Rhondel Rhone (District 5), Stan Hutto (District 1), Tyrone Moye, (District 4), Jackie Ray Rush (District 2) and Bill Taylor (District 3).

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.


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