Ruby Cheatham Fuqua

Ms. Ruby Cheatham Fuqua, age 106, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at her residence.

Ms. Fuqua was born in Ducktown, TN, on March 22, 1916, daughter of the late James Cheatham and the late Florence Cheatham. 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hubert William "Flip" Fuqua, and by 4 brother and 4 sisters. 

Ms. Fuqua was employed for many years at the Celanese Mill where she worked in their laboratory. She also worked for St. Joseph's Home Health where she assisted in the care of their patients. 

Ms. Fuqua was a member of West Rome Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her daughter, Sue Ammons, Rome; her granddaughter, Susan Morris (Tommy), Cartersville; her great-grandson, Simon Morris (Maddy), Cleveland, TN; numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held at 3pm on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Jimmy Cheatham and the Rev. Charles Cheatham officiating and music by Rev. K. Ray Looney, Jr. Interment followed in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. 

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, makes this announcement for the family.