Ruby Taylor

Obituary of Ruby Taylor

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Ruby Lee Younce Taylor passed from this life on May 9, 2022. She was born January 23, 1936 in Ashe County, NC. She was predeceased by her parents Roy Lee and Bradie Bunton Younce, as well as four siblings, Willie Haskell Younce, Dovie Mae Younce Combs, Juanita (Pon) Younce Harmeyer, and Alma (Cricket) Younce Todd. She is survived by her husband Mark Taylor and stepson Mark Taylor, Jr. along with her sister, Barbara Younce Bartlett. Ruby was dearly loved by her 4 nieces and 10 nephews, as well as their children and grandchildren. Although she lived in many places, she considered the mountains her home. She and her husband Mark, and their two dogs, Haley and Harley, returned here several years ago where she enjoyed being with family and living in the community of Bethel once again. She loved going to Stone Mountain (Tommy's) grocery store to get her Nutty Buddy fix and to chat with whoever was there! She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and loved the people there. She was the matriarch of her family and will be greatly missed. Funeral services for Ruby Lee Younce Taylor will be conducted Saturday morning, May 14, 2022 at 11 o'clock at the Bethel Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Charlie Martin. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Graveside services will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children Hospital, Memorial Processing Center, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Taylor family.
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