Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Ruby Faye Collier

03/27/1944 - 07/21/2022

Ruby Faye Hedden Collier, 78, of Murphy passed away on July 21, 2022. She was born in Cherokee County to the late Rufus and Nettie Dockery Carter. Ruby loved working in her flowers, playing with her great-grandchildren, playing bingo and playing a-mart shopping. She was a fan of watching football and the Atlanta Braves Baseball team. Her favorite past time was listening to Gospel music.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Hedden; and her brothers, Howard Carter, Henry Carter and Ross Carter.

Ruby is survived by her son, Ralph Hedden and wife Mary Jo; daughter, Dianne Chastain and husband Robert; sister Frankie Hughes; grandsons; Jason Chastain and wife Hillary and Justin Chastain; and two great-grandchildren, twins Alexis and Aiden Chastain.

A memorial service will be held at 4 pm, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at the Second Baptist Church in Murphy with visitation from 3 pm to 4 pm. Rev. Ralph Barnard and Rev. Calvin Murphy will officiate.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

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