OBITUARY

Ruby Holland Trammell

March 22, 1921January 8, 2019

Ruby Holland Trammell of Pinson, Alabama began her eternal rest on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at the age of 97.

Because of the loving care given to Ruby by her caregiver and friend, Stephanie Amos and her brother, Scott Hayles, her goal of spending her last years in her home was accomplished. Born on March 22, 1921, she was the only daughter of the late John and Erie Holland. A brother, Bennett Holland, predeceased her.

Ruby married the love of her life, James Trammell, in April of 1940 and they enjoyed 56 beautiful years together until his death in 1996. She was a member of Pinson United Methodist Church where she served in many church leadership roles during her 85 years of membership.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Ben Trammell of The Villages, Florida; a niece, Sandra Carter of San Diego, California; nephews, Barry Hendon of Daphne, Alabama; and Wayne Holland of Decatur, Alabama. Funeral service will be at Pinson United Methodist Church on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at 2 pm with a visitation beginning at 1:00 pm. Burial to follow. The family asks that memorials be made in honor of Ruby to Pinson United Methodist Church, PO Box 710, Pinson, Alabama 35126.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 13, 2019
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Ruby Holland Trammell

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Elwyn (Pug) Palmer

January 11, 2019

Ruby was a dear friend of my Mom & Dad...Elwyn & Jane Palmer. As a little kid when we lived next door to Ruby & Jim, on the road behind Palmer's Garage, (my Granddad) in the early/mid 40's I considered Ruby my second Mom. As we moved and moved and moved we always were in contact with Ruby & Jim. From my age of 8 to maybe 12 years old I would "work" at my Granddad's garage and I can't count the number of times, when I would miss-behave/screw up that Jim would discipline me as if I was his Son & as I grew older I'm sure I benefited from that "guidance". Martha (maiden name St. John...Center Point gal) and I will miss our visits with this FINE lady every time we were in Birmingham and will always hold her memory in our hearts.
Pug/Martha Palmer
Wilmington, NC

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