Mrs. Ruby Mae Green, age 94, of Cave Spring, died Thursday morning, May 25, 2023, in a Rome care center following an extended illness.
The former Ruby Mae Watkins, Mrs. Green was born in Tate, Georgia May 6, 1929, a daughter of the late Joe J. Watkins and the late Lue Ella Satterfield Watkins.
Mrs. Green was married to James Harold Green on November 27, 1947 and was preceded in death by him on December 19, 2008. They made their home in the Macedonia Community of Cherokee County Georgia from 1947 until 1996 when they moved to Cave Spring. A member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, Mrs. Green was employed by the Canton Textile Mill and later by the Floyd Toggs Company of Canton.
Besides her parents and her husband, Mrs. Green was preceded in death by all of her siblings, Floyd Watkins, Lloyd Watkins, Mrs. Derotha W. Bagwell, Mrs. Dorothy W. Vaughn, Hoyt Watkins, Mrs. Myrtle W. Richards, Lester Watkins and Mrs. Marie W. Johnson.
Mrs. Green is survived by her son, Lamar J. Green and his wife Susan of Cave Spring; by her grand-daughter, Mrs. Wendi Renay Green Payne and her husband Randy of Cumming, and by her two great-grandchildren, Mrs. Baily Payne Taylor and her husband Colson, and Zachary Payne. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services to honor the life of Mrs. Green were held Sunday afternoon, May 28, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. with several family members taking part to remember Mrs. Green.
After the service, a large group of family and friends gathered in the park to visit, reminisce and enjoy some of Lamar's BBQ.
John House’s Cave Spring Chapel.
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