May 19, 2013

Ruby Lucille Rollins McCaleb

— Mrs. Ruby Lucille Rollins McCaleb, 90, of Dalton, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her residence.

She was the daughter of the late William Goodwin and Ruby Turner Rollins and was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert McCaleb; daughter and son-in-law, Carol Ann and John Heinen; stepfather, Lewis J. Poe; brothers, Robert Rollins and William Wayne Rollins.

Lucille was a member of the Dalton First Presbyterian Church. She was chairman and active member of the Berry College Work Week, St. Mark’s Caring for Others Quilting Group and Dalton Quilters Guild. She loved to quilt and embroidery. Lucille love to play bridge, listen to gospel music, travel with her husband and was always giving of her time. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Lucille is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William Hubert McCaleb Sr. and Shirley of South Boston, Va.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Waunita and Ed Babb of Chatsworth, Willena and Mose Ballew of Cleveland, Tenn., Sandra and Doug Ellis of Chatsworth; stepsisters and stepbrother-in-law, Eulene Talley and Marie and Tommy Brown, all of Dalton; sister-in-law Leota Rollins of Mableton; grandchildren, Michele (Bryan) Lindsey, William Hubert (Maria) McCaleb Jr. Scott Brown, Christopher ( Danielle) McCaleb and Amy (Wade) Riggleman; also nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Cyndi Parr and the Rev. Walter Jones officiating.

Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Berry College Hubert McCaleb Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 490069, Mount Berry, GA 30149.

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Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.