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Ruby O'Brien Gough Seale

Born: Mon., Jun. 26, 1944
Died: Fri., Jul. 12, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 15, 2019
Location: Fox Memorial Baptist Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Jul. 16, 2019
Location: Fox Memorial Baptist Church

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     Ruby Pearl (O'Brien) Gough Seale, 75, of Scottsville, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville.    

     She was born on June 26, 1944, in Fluvanna County, a daughter of the late John Willie and Lee Nora (Pace) O'Brien.     

      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father: Edward Davis; four brothers: Ernest and John O'Brien, Roy Lee Davis, and William Ray Davis; and a sister: Lois Joanne O'Brien.

     Ruby retired from Comdial of Charlottesville and had previously worked at the Uniroyal Plant in Scottsville.  She was a member of Fox Memorial Baptist Church in Scottsville.  She enjoyed birdwatching, dancing, cooking and hosting Sunday dinners for her family, whom she loved dearly.   

    Survivors include two sons: Phillip Gough and Kerry Gough; two grandsons: Phillip Gough, Jr. and  John William Gough; her siblings: Joyce Taylor and husband, Luke, Edward O'Brien and wife, Gloria, Norma Taylor and husband, Reid, David Davis and wife Virginia, James Davis, and Virginia Hunt and husband, Mike; two sisters-in-law, Edna and Muriel O'Brien; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family members and friends.    

      A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Fox Memorial Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.     

      The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm, Monday evening, July 15, 2019 at Fox Memorial Baptist Church.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Mephis, TN 38105.

      Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com.

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Peggy Herndon
   Posted Sat July 13, 2019
I am truly sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do please let me know. I'm sure she is in a better place. She will be missed by many! You have my deepest sympathy!

Janet and Tom Woods
   Posted Sat July 13, 2019
We would often see Ruby in the grocery store and catch up on the families. We will miss seeing her. Mama always liked stopping by Ruby's, sharing books on Ireland and talking about the past. You will be missed Ruby. Rest in peace.

Lisa Loving
   Posted Sun July 14, 2019
Phillip and Kerry Words cannot even begin to express my sorrow for the loss of your mom.Ruby was a very special woman and will always hold a special place in my heart. She'll be with you everyday even in your darkest days there's a angle by your side to guide you along the way. Speak of Ruby not with tears,though she was happy because of you. Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal.Remeber that you're not alone I'll always be here for you and Kerry

Kristy L Haley
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
Craig and I send our thoughts and prayers to the family at this time. Ruby will be missed deeply.

Tom Haley
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019

Tom Haley
   Posted Wed July 17, 2019
Phillip and Kerry. Im sorry for your loss.Ruby was very nice lady.She will be missed by all.

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