Ruby Laraine Whetsell, 69
by Halei Lamb | April 26, 2016 4:32 pm
Mrs. Ruby Laraine Whetsell was born in Jesup to Ruby Louise Whetsell and the late John E. Whetsell. She was a 1963 graduate of Emanuel County Institute and a 1967 graduate of Georgia Southern. Whetsell recently retired from Delta Airlines after 40 years. She had a beautiful smile and contagious laugh, and she was always willing to help anyone who needed her. Whetsell was loved by so many, and she loved and worked so hard for her Lord. She will be missed by so many. Whetsell was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Parker and Ruby Kicklighter of Glenville, and a niece, Jody Ann Whetsell.
Survivors include her mother, Ruby Louise Whetsell of Twin City; twin sister, Ruth Elaine Christmas of Marietta; brother, John Wayne Whetsell of Twin City; and two nephews, John E. Whetsell II and John Wayne Whetsell Jr. of Twin City.