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Ruby Ellen Matheny

November 11, 1937 — February 3, 2024

Bradyville, Tennessee

Ruby Ellen Matheny passed away at her home in the Hollow Springs community of Cannon County, Tennessee on February 3, 2024. Preceding her in death were her parents, Dallas Clinton Walker and Clevel Ford Walker; siblings, Ruth Short, Rae Davis, Robert Walker, and Reba Qualls; half-sister, Mary Belle Miller; husband, James H. Matheny; and son, Billy Matheny.

Born in Monterey, Tennessee on November 11, 1937. After finishing school, she moved to Anderson, Indiana where she met James H. Matheny and married on December 17, 1955. They moved to Cannon County, Tennessee in 1967 where they spent the rest of their life.

She is survived by her son, Doug (Diane) Matheny of Auburntown, Tennessee; daughter, Donna (Al) Durkee of Manchester, Tennessee; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

 Visitation will be held at Gentry-Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 from 11 am - 2 pm. Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 7, 2024 2:00 pm in the Gentry-Smith Funeral Home chapel.  Interment will be in Midway Church of Christ Cemetery. Tim Gentry will officiate.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Midway Church of Christ.

 Share memories and condolences at www.gentrysmithfuneralhome.com. Gentry-Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd., Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337, Because every life has a story

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