David E. Miles Funeral Home announces the death of Ruby Lee Hutto Rentz, 89, who passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2012 under the care of the Pavilion staff. She was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County; a member of Dunn Memorial Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for 26 years and was a member of the Joyful Sunday School Class. Ruby loved playing the piano and guitar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Rentz and brother, Jim Hutto.
Survivors are a daughter, Laverne and Wilton W. McDaniel of Baxley; one granddaughter, Shelia and William Hand of Baxley; one grandson, Gary and Patsy McDaniel of Jeff Davis; four great-grandchildren, Lance Hand, Brett Hand, Jeremy McDaniel and Levi McDaniel; one brother, Charlie and Beatrice Hutto of Jesup; one sister in-law, Kate Hutto and other family members also survive.
Visitation was held Wednesday, August 22, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 23, at 11:00 a.m. from David E. Miles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Earnest Dyal and Rick Brown officiating. Interment followed in the Friendship Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to the church or ministry of your choice.
Active pallbearers were James McDaniel, Clifton McDaniel, David McDaniel, William Hand, Gary McDaniel and Donald Hunter.
Honorary pallbearers were the Pavilion staff and all friends in attendance.
The family gathered at the residence of Laverne and Wilton W. McDaniel at 65 Michael Street in Baxley.