Ruby Phillips, 71, of the Bee Log Community, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019, at Smoky Ridge Health & Rehabilitation. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Bill and Cansie McIntosh Phillips. She was a former employee of Taylor Togs. Ruby enjoyed raising flowers and working in her garden. She was a member of Bee Log Baptist Church and attended Landmark Baptist Church.
Surviving are her brother: Benny Phillips and wife, Geralvina; 2 nieces: Lesia Phillips and fiancé, Daniel Beam, of Green Mountain and Brooke Phillips and fiancé, Ryan Robinson, of Asheville; a cousin and special friend: Debbie King and husband, Brent, of Piney Hill; and, many other friends and loved ones.
Funeral services will be held at 7PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Keith Miller will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 11AM Thursday in the Watts Cemetery on Lotties Creek.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home to help with expenses.
To send flowers to Ruby's family, please visit our floral section.