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Ruby W. Young

November 8, 1922 - December 7, 2021

Burial Date December 9, 2021

Funeral Home Thomas Poteet & Sons Funeral Home

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Went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, Mrs. Ruby Williams Young, 99. Ruby was born in Parrish, Florida, was a longtime resident of Bradenton and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Bradenton, Florida. Ruby was a Florida State University graduate in the early 1940s majoring in teaching. After retiring as an elementary school teacher, Ruby operated a children’s nursery at her home. She was an astute businesswoman. Ruby enjoyed genealogy and researching family history and was an avid reader. Family members include her daughters: Karen Clark (Mark), Linda Lavender; grandchildren: Kaitlyn Taylor (Brent), Caroline Clark, Andrew Lavender (Pao) and Rachel Lavender and her son Rourke. Ruby was preceded in death by her loving husband: Fred Young; and brothers: Wesley Williams, Glen Williams, and Les Williams. The family will receive friends Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. with a brief Celebration of Life at 6:00 P.M. with Rev. John Franks officiating at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Bradenton, 1402 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 106 SRP Dr, Evans, GA 30809. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at


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