In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ben Sweet, Jr.; and a brother, Paul David Helton.
Ruby is survived by her children, Charles and Evelyn Sweet of Benham, Bill and Kathy Sweet of Maynardville, TN, Larry Joe and Judy Sweet of Benham; brothers, Charles Helton of Cincinnati, OH, and Dorsel Helton of Friendsville, TX; sisters, Thelma Lewis of Hyden, KY, Mourine Potite of Loveland, OH, Billie Sue Hensley of Mt. Healthy, OH, Margie Potite of Loveland, OH, and Judy Blanton of Loveland, OH; grandchildren, Charles Sweet, Jr., Lanna McKnight, Larry Joe Sweet, Jr. Candy Miller, and Shannon Turner; great grandchildren, Ben Sweet, Autumn Sweet, Keona Sweet, and Patrick Turner; and a host of family and friends who were blessed to know her.
The family will receive friends in the chapel of the Tri City Funeral Home on Monday, October 29, 2012, between the hours of 6 – 9 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, in the chapel at 1 pm with the Reverend Jody Vansickle and Reverend Mike Blair officiating. Interment will follow in the DL Creech Cemetery in Cumberland, KY.
You may leave online condolences for the family at www.harlanobits.net.
Tri City Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.