Ruby Helen Burnett

Ruby Helen Burnett


Passed: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Funeral: Friday, November 21, 2014

Location: Greer, SC

Ruby Helen Hammond Burnett of The Cottages at Brushy Creek, and formerly of 908 S. Buncombe Road, Greer, died November 19, 2014.

She was the widow of William Henry Burnett, whom she has joined in their heavenly home.

A native of Spartanburg county, she was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. John H. Hammond of Greer and Taylors.

She was a graduate of Greer High School and a designer and sales representative at Harrill?s Inc.

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Greer, where she was a teacher, choir member and leader who loved giving to others.

Upon retirement, she volunteered many years for the Greer Memorial Hospital. She loved her church, young people, her children, grandchildren and family members.


Surviving are two daughters & son-in-law, Karen Robertson of Travelers Rest, and Cheryl B. and Keith Genoble of Taylors; one son and daughter-in-law, William Kim and Donna Burnett of Taylor, S. C.; three brothers, Robert Hammond of Taylors, James Hammond of Greenville and Thomas Hammond of Greer; four grandchildren, Brian and Michael Genoble, Keynan Burnett and Chelsea B. Dion; three step-grandchildren, Marc and Kevin Robertson and Lisa R. Gadd; great-grandchildren, Reese and Evan Genoble, Kalon and River Burnett and Camden Dion; great-step-grandchildren, Kamden and Alyss Robertson, Kody, Satonia, and Kanami Robertson.

She was predeceased by a brother, Edwin Hammond, a sister, Frances H. Earle and son-in-law, H. Metz Robertson.

Funeral Services:

Visitation will be held 2:45-3:45 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Drew Hines and Rev. Todd Johnson.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Flowers are accepted but donations are welcomed for the Greer Ministries Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652 or the North Greenville Food Crisis Ministries, P.O. Box 1672, Traveler Rest, SC 29690.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Cottages at Brushy Creek, Camellia, for the love and care given to our mother. Special thanks to Jonna, Cindy, Donna, Wendy, Nona, and Debra for all the love and attention given.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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