Ruby Thomas McGlothren

February 22, 2021

Ruby Thomas McGlothren, age 86, died on February 19, 2021, in Pensacola, Florida, surrounded by her loving family.

Ruby is survived by her son, Larry Thomas (Pam) and daughter, Lynn Hodge (Jackie); grandchildren, Derek Hodge, Amanda Capitell (Al), and Lauren Thomas; great grandchild, Hadley Capitell; brothers, Carl and Charles Darby; and many other family members.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Eubie and Birdie Darby; husbands, Rufus Thomas and Ted McGlothren; brothers, James Darby, Leo Darby, and sister, Nell Cumbie.

Ruby was born on November 5, 1934 in Eliska, Alabama, to parents Eubie and Birdie Darby. She was a member of the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe. Ruby was a great family woman and a loving mother, sister and Nana. Ruby was a God fearing, strong willed woman who lived for her family. She retired from the Medical Center Clinic after many years.

A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. with the funeral to follow at 11:00 a.m., at Victory Assembly of God in Molino, Florida; Reverend Jeff McKee will be officiating. The family would like to thank Alice Hall for her love and kindness, countless employees of The Blake, including Dyan, Laureine, Lisa, Patricia, Nancy, Shakiyah, Kenny, Deneen, and many more. A special thanks to Adam, Phillip, Chaplain Jason Adams, and Sheila with Emerald Coast Hospice. There have been so many people who Nana loved and touched and we thank all of them. Flowers can be sent to Faith Chapel Funeral Home.


One Response to “Ruby Thomas McGlothren”

  1. Feather McGlothren on February 24th, 2021 2:21 am

    I am so sorry to here about Aunt Ruby I am Dewey McGlothren’s granddaughter. I do apologize to the family I want be able to make it. My Uncle Felix is in the hospital but our love and prayers are with the family.May God bless you all.

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