Ruby Taylor Sorrow

April 8, 1919 ~ July 5, 2012 (age 93)

Ruby Mitchell Taylor Sorrow, age 93, of Union Point, Georgia died Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Greene Point Health Care and Rehab in Union Point, GA. Born in Rayle, GA in Wilkes County on April 8, 1919 she was the daughter of the late Otis Mitchell Taylor and Mary Kathryn Echols Taylor. She attended school in Rayle and was a member of Sardis Baptist Church. In 1938 she married the late Julious Venson "J.V." Sorrow who preceded her in death in October of 1995. Ruby was a homemaker and enjoyed working in her yard and growing flowers.

In addition to her husband, J. V. Sorrow, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Taylor Huff; and brothers, Robert Taylor, Grady Taylor and Charles Edward Taylor. She is survived by her daughter, Judith S. Griffith and husband Allen of Union Point, GA; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Penn and Naomi Sorrow of Baltimore, Maryland; sister-in-law, Effie Almond of Perry, GA; grandson, Al Griffith of Cornelia, GA; granddaughter-in-law, Lisa Griffith of Baldwin, GA, granddaughter, Anne Griffith Rhoden and husband Eddie of Union Point, GA; two great grandchildren, Zeke and Eli Griffith; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Lem Clark officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Clay Sorrow, Eddie Rhoden, Darell Maxwell, Richard Cronic, Melvin Durham, Franklin Combs and Bud Thornton. Honorary pallbearer will be Glenn Taylor. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday night at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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