Ruby F. Grindstaff, age 97, of Linton, passed away peacefully at 1:55 A.M. on Monday, July 26, 2021, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born in Greene County on September 22, 1923, the daughter of Everett & Mary (Hill) Knowles.
Youngest of ten children, Ruby was the only one of the ten children to graduate high school. She then graduated from Phoenix Beauty College. She worked many years at NSWC Crane in electronics, retiring on September 30, 1977.
Ruby was an active member of the Linton First Baptist Church where she attended the BYKOTA Sunday School Class and served as the class President for over 20 years, along with numerous church boards. She was also a member of Order of the Eastern Star of Newberry (Past Matron) and the Greene Co. Hospital Auxiliary (Past President & Secretary).
She is survived by three sons, Roger (Alvina) Lohr of Houston, TX, Carl Lohr of Bloomington, & Michael Lohr of Houston, TX, a daughter, Debora (Douglas) Williams of LaVernia, TX, two grandsons, Stephen (Melissa) Williams & Ryan (Tabetha) Williams, and three great-grandchildren, Brooklynn, Allison, & Wyatt Williams.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Carl E. Lohr on October 19, 1969, second husband, Donald L. Grindstaff on December 20, 1995, and her nine siblings.
Funeral service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, with Reverend David Tyra officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday at the funeral home from 11 A.M. until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made tot he Linton First Baptist Church, through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared with Ruby’s family at www.welchcornett.com.