Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
Ruby was born March 5, 1947 in Dooling, Dooly County, Georgia to the late John Gordon and Annie Kate McClendon. She acquired her education in the public school system of Dooly County. She was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was formerly employed as a Caregiver at Southern Living of Vienna, Georgia.
She was married to the late Otis Towns, Jr. and was blessed to be the mother of six children; Susie Mae Towns and Marquis Towns both preceded her in death.
Survivors include a beloved companion of twelve years, Richard Diachuk, Byromville, Georgia; four children, Tharetha Towns (Willie), Annie Towns, Christopher Towns and Geneva Towns all of Byromville, Georgia; sixteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren; five siblings, Victoria McClendon, Ft. Valley, Georgia, Annie Lois Austin, St. Petersburg, Florida, Eddie Frank Simmons (Robin), Stone Mountain, Georgia, Glenn McClendon (Gloria) Covington, Georgia and John Henry Gordon (Kay Francis), St. Petersburg, Florida; brother-in-law, Jimmy Towns, Byromville, Georgia; aunt, Flora Mae Robinson, Buena Vista, Georgia; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
hold your head up tute, and know that god had a plan for your mother, and may you and the rest of your siblings and hers find peace in her peace!! she's happy now watching over you all may god bless you all
quita and pat