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Ruby Allison Gillum, 89

Ruby Allison Gillum, 89

Ruby Allison Gillum, age 89 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. She was born May 2nd, 1927 in Henderson County; a daughter of the late Clarence and Rebecca Allison. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Hilliard Ruff.

Ruby was a real servant; she was selfless and took care of everyone she met. She was of the Baptist Faith and was a member of the Hedrick-Rhodes V.F.W. Post #5206 Women’s Auxiliary.

She is survived by her son, Rick Ruff and wife, Tammy; two grandchildren, Lauren Glass and husband, Brian all of Hendersonville and Nathan Ruff of Greer, SC; two great-grandchildren; and her brother, Willie Allison and wife, Pat of Hendersonville.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 27th, 2016 at Shepherd Memorial Park conducted by the Reverend Ray Tally.

No formal visitation is planned.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Ruby’s memory be directed to the Hedrick-Rhodes V.F.W Post #5206 at 900 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.