Obit: Ruby Holt

Obit: Ruby Holt

November 11th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Ruby Ann Holt, 69, of East Ridge, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family.She was born Aug. 26, 1943 in Chattanooga to Olion and Ossie Gates. She was retired from D.M. Steward Manufacturing in Chattanooga. She was an avid Vols fan and wore orange on every game day.Another favorite pastime was a trip to Atlanta for a Braves game.Ms. Holt was preceded in death by her father and mother; brother, Clyde Gates; daughter, Kimberly Gates Cofer.She is survived by her daughter, Gayla (Richard) Auerswald, of Chattanooga; her son, Michael (Mary Anne) Holt, of Carmel, Maine; grandchildren, Dennis Gates, Sarah Holt, Benjamin Holt; four great-grandchildren.A celebration of life for Ruby Ann Gates Holt, will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at the City Church at 7122 Lee Highway with the Rev. Ernie Reno officiating.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home and then beginning at 2 p.m. Monday at the church and a reception will follow the service or you may visit the online guestbook @ www.turnerfamilyfuneralhome.com.In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the American Lung Association @ 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004.Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home Inc., Highway 58 Chapel 622-3171.