Obit: Ruby McCallie

Obit: Ruby McCallie

July 31st, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Ruby Jewell Langford McCallie, 96, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at her home surrounded by her children.She was born on Dec. 22, 1916 to the late William Henry Langford and Mary Melissa Beavers Langford, was a member of The Church of God of Prophecy of Rossville, retired in 1979 from Borg Textile Corporation with 10 years of service, and had previously worked at Peerless Woolen Mills. Her passions in life were God, church, family and cooking. Her love and generosity will be truly missed by all who knew her.She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd R. McCallie; son, Howard L. "Billy" McCallie; grandson, Arthur Christopher McCallie; granddaughter, Mary P. McCallie; brother, Jesse J. Langford; sister, Minnie M. Langford Bullard; nephew, Bobby Lemons; great-grandson; and two great-granddaughters.Survivors include two sons, Charles R. McCallie and Arthur L. (Regina) McCallie; two daughters, Lynda J. McCallie and Glenda Faye McCallie (Edgar) Sosebee; brother, A.J. (WilloDean) Langford; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pators Douglas R. Stephenson and Harry Cooper officiating.Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today and Thursday at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.