Ruby Searcy (formerly married to F.A. Reece, of East Ellijay), 94, died Sunday, March 3, 2019.
She was born in Gilmer County Nov. 12, 1924, to Ed and Mamie Searcy (Mamie Lee Griffin).
She graduated Ellijay High School, class of 1945 and attended Young Harris College.
She was a licensed practical nurse, real estate agent, talented seamstress and avid fisherman.
She is survived by brothers, Jim Searcy and Bill Searcy; twin sister, Ruth Helton; son, Fred Reece, of Atlanta, (father: F.A. Reece); daughter, Beth (Steve) Warner, of Danielsville, (father, Joseph Winston McCorkle); grandsons, Xavier McCorkle and Joe McCorkle, of Summerville, S.C., (sons of Ruby’s deceased son, Mitchell McCorkle, of Ft. George Island, Fla.).
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Bernhardt Funeral Home in Ellijay.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral service, at Bernhardt Chapel, 163 River St., Ellijay.
Graveside services will immediately follow the funeral at upper Cherry Log Baptist Church Cemetery, off Highway 515.
In lieu of flowers or contributions, the family would be honored to have the simple gift of your presence as we they share her memory together.