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Ruby Harben

Ruby Harben, 83, of Dawsonville, died Dec.15, 2017.

Born Jan. 10, 1934 to the late Grover and Lizzie Burt, Ruby was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. A member of Juno Baptist Church, she was a 1953 graduate of Dawson County High School and was formerly employed in the Dawson County School System. 

Ruby enjoyed gardening, cooking, visiting yard sales and flea markets and especially spending time with her family and friends. 

Her husband of 62 years, Clifton C. Harben; and brothers, Herbert Burt, G.C. Burt, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Terry Harben of Dawsonville, Jeffrey and Janice Harben of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Adam Harben, Alana and Josh Hill, Amber and Steven Marsh, Marla Lee; great-grandchildren, Ava Harben, Baylor Hill; brother and sisters-in-law, Willie and Vershal Burt of Dawsonville, Jeanette Burt of Dawsonville; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Dec.18, 2017 at Juno Baptist Church with Rev. Brody Hughes, Rev. Dennis Bottoms and Rev. Leonard W. Ridings officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends at the funeral home on from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Dec.17.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.