Ruby Lillian Guest DeLoach, 81, of Valdosta, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012, at South Georgia Medical Center, after a long illness.
She was born June 9, 1930 in Abbeville, a daughter of the late Clyde B. and Lillian McKie Guest. She was a member of Bemiss United Methodist Church and was very involved with the United Methodist Women among many other church activities. She loved to cook (and was very good at it), she also enjoyed flowers, playing the piano and singing in the choir. Mrs. DeLoach had been a bookkeeper at several local businesses.
She is survived by three children, Gerald L. DeLoach and wife Cheryl of Davie, FL, Alicia Diane Copeland and husband Tilford of Lawrenceville, and Mark A. DeLoach and Tami of Keizer, OR; three grandchildren, Kathleen E. DeLoach of Davie, FL, Cristy M. Waters and husband Jon of Warner Robins, and Tracy L. Waters and husband Steve of Warner Robins; four great-grandchildren, Chase, Chandler, Ty and Zadie Waters; one sister, Carolyn Hall of Clyattville; one brother, Clyde B. Guest and wife Hester of Lake Park; four nieces, Sharon Flythe and husband Louie of Valdosta, Cindy Huff and husband Glenn of Orlando, FL, Heather Dawkins and husband Spencer of Lake Park, and Debbie Metts and husband Scott of Valdosta; three nephews, Gregg Hall and wife Terri of Valdosta, Benny Guest and wife Barbara of Valdosta, and Chris Guest and wife Lisa of Lake Park. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of sixty-three years, Lloyd DeLoach.
Funeral Services for Mrs. DeLoach will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 16, 2012, at the Chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with Rev. Lance Kindred officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.mclanecares.com. Carson McLane Funeral Home, Valdosta.
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