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.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Baird family.