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Ruby Rhodes

April 4, 1926 — September 6, 2023

Ruby Rhodes, 97, passed away on September 6, 2023. Ruby was born in Murphy, North Carolina to the late Bass and Callie Dockery. Ruby married Oid Rhodes.

Ruby enjoyed to sew and make beautiful quilts. Ruby was a very musical person loved to dance, sing, play guitar and listening to Bluegrass music. Ruby also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. Ruby enjoyed and loved her family.

She was preceded in death by Oid Rhodes (Spouse), Bass Dockery (Father), Callie Dockery (Mother), Franks Dockery (Brother), John Dockery (Brother), Patsy (Sister), Roxie (Sister), Frankie (Sister), Jimmy Lou (Sister), and Penny (Sister).

Survivors include Diana Carson (Daughter), Marvin Rhodes (Son), Rosalie Rhodes (Daughter), Garney Rhodes (Son), Kathy Pressley (Daughter), Steve Rhodes (Son), Winona Rhodes (Daughter), Dixie (Sister), Curly (Brother), Maria (Sister), many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.

The following gentlemen will be serving as pallbearers: Marvin Rhodes, Steve Rhodes, Garney Rhodes, Bobbie Rhodes, Matthew Clark, Nevada Smith.

Visitation will be held on September 12, 2023, between 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.

Funeral service will be on September 13, 2023, at 3:00pm at the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy with Rev. Eddis Dockery officiating and interment will follow after the service at the Hiawassee Baptist Church Cemetery in Murphy, NC.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the Hiawassee Baptist Church of Murphy and the Boiling Springs Baptist Church of Murphy.

Cochran Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family of Ruby D. Rhodes; send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cochran-McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy

4334 US 64 EAST, PO Box 829, Murphy, NC 28906

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cochran-McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy

4334 US 64 EAST, PO Box 829, Murphy, NC 28906

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Interment

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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