Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Ruby Elizabeth Sorah, age 94, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at her home in Largo, Florida.
She was born September 3, 1925, in Nonesuch, Kentucky. Ruby was one in a family of eight children born to the late
Henry & Maggie Hanks Strange. Ruby's husband, Joseph H. Sorah, preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons: Jim (Roxann) Sorah of St. Marys and Steven (Carolyn) Sorah of Largo; grandchildren: Michael J. Sorah, Karen E. Sorah, Stephanie Ann Sorah and Melinda Jean (Brian) Pitzer; step-grandchildren: Robin (Mark) Freer, Kriss (Lisa) Schmidt, Gregg (Amy) Schmidt, Erinn (James) Eshelman and Jason Sorrell; and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ruby's seven brothers & sisters all preceded her in death.
Ruby was a homemaker, and enjoyed collecting antiques.
Calling Hours will be held at the old Friends Church, 118 N. Pine St. in St. Marys, from 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM, on Saturday, February 15, with the Funeral Service to begin at 2:00. Burial will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Memorial Contributions in honor of Ruby may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place,
Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements are under the direction of W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.