Whitesburg KY

Ruby Breeding, 96, dies

Ruby Breeding, 96, died February 16 in Louisville.

Born in Whitesburg to the late James Henry and Martha Creech Maggard, she was preceded in death by her husband, Corbin Breeding, and her son, Phillip Lynn Breeding.

Mrs. Breeding was a member of the Isom Presbyterian Church and was treasurer of the church for many years. She drove the first bookmobile in Letcher County, and retired from the Bank of Whitesburg, now Whitaker Bank.

Surviving are a daughter, Claudetta Adams and husband Hal; a daughterin law, Kaye Watts Breeding; grandchildren, Hank Adams, Heather Watkins and husband Roland, Heidi Cauble and husband Darrin, Phillip Coy Breeding and wife Amy, Paige Willhite and husband Chris, and Jon Breeding and wife Jaima; 16 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service at 10 a.m., July 2, at the Isom Presbyterian Church.

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