Ruby Jewel Lee

March 18, 1922January 5, 2021

Ruby Jewel Lee, 98, of Jasper, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at her residence. Family will be receiving friends Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Services will follow at 12 p.m., in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Highland Memorial. Tim Herron and Greg Strickland will officiate. Out of respect of one another, please wear a mask and social distancing. Ruby loved the Lord, was always faithful and was a long-time member of Minor Church of God. She was an avid gardener, food canner, baker, sewer and quilter. She was a former member of Mt. Olive Quilting Guild. Ruby worked and retired from the American Red Cross in Birmingham. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren and she will be sorely missed by us all. She was preceded in death by her son, Mitchell C. Lee Jr.; two brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her children, Bertie Mitchell of Birmingham, Karen Hyde (Jim) of Jasper, and Carlos Lee of Birmingham; grandchildren, Cathy Watkins (Junior) of Tenn., Craig Mitchell of Tenn., Stephen Lee (Lauren) of Madison, Chris Lee of Birmingham, Tim Lee (Mia) of Elkmont, Beth Waldrop (Chad) and Sarah Allred (Jacob) of Jasper; eleven great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brothers, C.O. “Buddy” Smith of Gadsden and Arnold Smith of Boaz and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Red Cross.


  • Vistiation

    Saturday, January 9, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 9, 2021

  • Burial

    Saturday, January 9, 2021


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Shirley Byers

January 13, 2021

So very sorry to hear of her passing. Although we were not biologically related, I loved her like a Grandmother. Will miss her, but so happy she is now living on in heaven. Still have some of her quilts she passed on to Brittany and Pam. Such a faith filled and loving woman.

Norma Wingo

January 9, 2021

Norma Wingo & Barbara Wingo

We loved sister Lee very much , Will see her in Heaven some day

Worlds lost Heavens gain.

Vanessa Banks

January 8, 2021

Karen, Jim and family, so sorry for your loss !
I always enjoyed seeing Ms.Ruby at all the get togethers at Beth’s!

Steve & Debbie Smith

January 7, 2021

Steve & I...and our children adored Aunt Ruby, & her warm & jovial personality. She always made us smile & laugh with her cute mannerisms & quick wit.
Our love, sympathy & prayers are with the family.♥️🙏🏻♥️