Ruby Bennett Hyder

Published 5:04 pm Thursday, December 19, 2019

Ruby Bennett Hyder, 99, Hampton, went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at the Hermitage Health Center. A native of Clinchfield, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Nathan & Edith Hill Bennett, she had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a housewife. Ruby loved gardening & quilting. She was a member of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Arnold Hyder, her brothers: Harry, Gene, Clifford and Cecil Bennett and her sisters: Otolene Tolley, Georgia Laws and Nadine Gouge and her son-in-law: Tony White.

Survivors include a daughter: Dianna White, three sons: Curtis (Helen) Hyder, Hampton, Lowell (Nell) Hyder, Elizabethton and Keith (Sheila) Hyder, Gray. Her Granddaughters: Amy (Chad) Livingston, Angie Beam and Lisa (Greg) Boehm, her grandsons: Chad Hyder, and Marty Lowell Hyder, five great-grandchildren. Two Sisters: Ruth McKinney, Barberton, Ohio and Wileda Johns, Inverness, Florida.

A Service to Celebrate the life of Ruby Hyder will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Trivett and Rev. B.F. McKinney, Jr. officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2019, in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Chad Hyder, Marty Hyder, Chad Livingston, Greg Boehm, Zach Beam, Joshua Henegar, Jaydon Livingston and Hurshell Scalf. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Danny McKinney, Fred Simerly, friends and neighbors. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Hermitage Health Center and the staff of Caris Health, who took very good care of our Mom. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of a son & daughter-in-law: Curtis & Helen Hyder. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:50 to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website

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Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hyder family.