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Ruby Buchanan Baird

• Jan 12, 2018 at 5:32 PM

WATAUGA - Ruby Buchanan Baird, 71, of Watauga passed away  on Thursday, January 11, 2018 in the Johnson City Medical Center. 

Born on February 26, 1946 in Johnson City to the late Quince & Ethel Mays Buchanan.  Ruby was a graduate of Science Hill High School and attended Herman Robinson Technical School.  She was an LPN having retired from Asbury Center, Johnson City.  She was a member of the Watauga Church of God.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leonard Baird who died May 9, 2001 and by a sister: Mary Baker.

Survivors include a son & daughter-in-law:  Robert & Dawn Baird.  A Grandson: Leonard James “L.J.” Baird.  Three Sisters: Goldie Thurman, Rose Holloway and Linda Hambrick.  Several nieces & nephews.  Also a special friend: Barbara Hamm.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dorothy Hall officiating.  Interment will follow in the Scalf Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be:  Robert Baird, L.J. Baird, Charles Buchanan, Don Scalf, Jamie Lovelace and Barry Lovelace. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of ICU Critical Care Unit, Johnson City Medical Center.  The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. 

Condolences may be sent to our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.

Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Baird family.

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