RUBY LEOLA DILLS
97 of Blue Ridge
Mrs. Ruby Leola Dills, 97 of Blue Ridge, Georgia died on Friday, May 18,
2012, at her home. Born Thursday, November 5, 1914 in Cherrylog, GA, she was
the daughter of the late Dolpheus Watkins and the late Leolla Golden
Watkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Dills. She
was a member of Isabella Baptist Church. She was predeceased by sons, Billy
Joe Dills and Jimmy Lynn Dills, brother, Earl Watkins.
Surviving are sons, Charles Dills of Mineral Bluff, GA and Thurman Dills of
Citrus Heights, CA, sister, Edna Gentry of Mims, FL; twelve grandchildren;
eighteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were at 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Akins Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Dickey, Dr. Tom Jordan and Rev. Ricky Hicks
officiating. Music was by Back to Bethany and Colby Ledford. Pallbearers
were Rocky Dills, Jimmy Lynn Dills, Howie Dills, Terry Dills, Zack Dills and
Christopher Dills. Honorary pallbearers were Edward Ritchie, Shawn Brown,
Chris Davis and Bobby Dills. Interment was in Barnes Chapel Church
Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.akinsfuneralhome.com.
Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of arrangements.
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