Ruby Aretha Hobbs Rabon
Mrs. Ruby Aretha Hobbs Rabon, 83, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at an Evergreen medical facility after an extended illness. She was a native of Damascus and lifelong resident of Castleberry. She was retired from Westgate Village Nursing Home and attended Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
She is survived by seven sons, Wilbur Rabon and James Bruce (Shirley) Rabon, both of Brewton, and Levi (Becky) Rabon, Ernest (Deborah Jo) Rabon, Joe Rabon, Darroll (Cindy) Rabon and Lester (Susan) Rabon, all of Castleberry; three daughters, Irma (Donald) Rabon and Fae (Al) Godwin, both of Castleberry and Sue (Craig) Boyd of Brewton; two sisters-in-law, Stella Hobbs of East Brewton, and Ida Pearl Hobbs of Andalusia; 29 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 3, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Buffington Cemetery in Castleberry with the Rev. Thomas Smith and the Rev. Marvin Merritt officiating and Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.