Ruby Weathington Purgason, 89, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away Jan. 27, 2018. She was born March 5, 1928, in Carroll County, Georgia, daughter to the late Jim Weathington and Tiney Anderson Weathington.

She worked for Carroll Mills for more than 32 years and was Baptist by faith.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Grove C. Purgason; sisters, Rosie Carroll, Mae Perry, Odell Fortner and Ezma Webb; and brother, Thomas Mac Weathington.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra P. McGraw (Larry) Lilburn, Georgia; two grandchildren, Ben McGraw of Snellville, and Lauri Michael of Lilburn; great-grandchild, Katy McGraw of Ellijay.

Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at 11 a.m. from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Bryan officiating. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton.

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