Mary Ruby Wooten McClain

Funeral services for Mary Ruby Wooten McClain, 96, of Clarkesville, were held Saturday, April 13, at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  The Rev. Connie Berry and the Chaplain Greg Bailey officiated where burial followed the service in Stonepile Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. McClain passed away Friday, April 12, 2019.

Born June 24, 1922, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lydia Smith Wooten.  In addition to her parents, McClain was preceded in death by husband, James Harold McClain;  son, Jerel McClain; brothers,  Raymond Wooten and Ted Wooten; sisters, Jean Bennett, Ruth Davis, Christine Wooten and Ovilene Wooten.

McClain retired in 1997 from Scovill Fasteners where she was a production inspector. She was a member of Stonepile Baptist Church

Survivors include sons, James McClain of Dahlonega and Jerry McClain of Elberton; daughters, Janice Rogers of Hiawassee, Joan Key of Clarkesville and June Waters of Clarkesville; sister,  Hazel Poole of Clarkesville;  10 grandchildren;  26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

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Funeral arrangements were in the care of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 

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