Ruby Esther Privette, age 84, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 2, 2019 in the Christian Care Center of Bristol. She was born April 27, 1935 in Bristol, VA, and she has lived all of her life in the Bristol area. She was retired from Bristol Nursing Home where she worked as a nurse’s aide, and she was a member of Shiloh Freewill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Preston and Lena Ruth Roark Doyle; husband, James Woodard Privette; siblings, Lettie Hawkins, Pasty McClain, Paul Doyle, Earl Doyle, Tommy Doyle, and Little Jimmy Doyle. Surviving include her children, Gary Wayne Privette and wife Sandra, Rick Privette and wife Stephanie, Kathy Dutton and husband Gary; grandchildren, Amber Lewis, Audrey Hickman, Aaron Privette, Christian Privette, Chloe Privette, Misty Hickman, Ricky Privette, Chris Dutton, Jimmy Dutton, Matt Dutton, and Ruby Dutton; siblings, Peggy Price and husband Robert, Johnny Doyle and wife Judy; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. The burial will follow in East Tennessee Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Aaron Privette, Christian Privette, Kevin Hickman, Dereck Burke, Chris, Jimmy and Matt Dutton. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00pm Friday evening at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.