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Terrell Broady Funeral Home
Saturday October 30th, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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First Baptist Church South Inglewood
Sunday October 31st, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Ruby Mae Pannell Hannah Roberts

Ruby Mae Pannell Hannah Roberts was born on March 7, 1926, in Booneville, Mississippi, the youngest child of Maggie and Jessie Pannell. She grew up in Booneville and later married William Hannah who preceded her in death. To that union, four children were born, Stella, Josephine, Marilyn, and Willie.

Ruby confessed her faith in Christ at a young age at Wolf Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Booneville. After moving to Nashville, she joined the Eighth Street Baptist Church. There she began her lifelong ministry as a member of the Usher Board. Later in life, after marrying her late husband, Willie Roberts, she united with First Baptist Church South Inglewood. While at South Inglewood, she continued to work untiringly in the ministry that she loved, the Senior Ushers, where she served as president.
Ruby loved to cook and was famous for her homemade Carmel cakes. Her house was always open to family and friends where you could always get a good meal and enjoy true southern hospitality. She truly loved her family, friends, and church family at First Baptist South Inglewood.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents Jessie and Maggie Pannell; brother, Autry Lee Pannell, and sister, Luree Rowan. She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted children: son, Willie (Earlene) Hannah of Booneville, Mississippi; daughters, Dr. Stella (Charles) Simpson, Josephine Lamb and Marilyn Turner; grandchildren, Vensive Lamb, Karen (Christopher) Cotter, Angela Simpson, Rev. Terrance (Shalon) Hannah, Bradley Hannah, Brian Hannah, Sharonda Hannah, Maurice McDonald, and Terry Mincy; numerous great grandchildren, two stepsons, Charles Roberts and Milton (Sherrita) Roberts, sister-in-law, Dorothy Roberts; many nieces and nephews; one special nephew, Leonard Rowan; a host of relatives, friends and church members; special caretakers Lewis Bridges, Annette Walker, Shirley Maxey, Dorothy Harvell and the staff of Elmcroft Senior Living of Brentwood. Viewing Saturday, October 30, 2021, 2:00 - 4:00 pm. at funeral home. Funeral Sunday, October 31, 2021, 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church South Inglewood 1515 Ann Street. Interment Monday, November 1, 2021, 10:00 a.m at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery


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Our sincere sympathy to the Roberts Family. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time. May God sustain you all in the days ahead.
William & Judy Pointer
Barboursville, VA

William Pointer Nov 8 2021 9:08 PM

Our sincere condolences.. praying for my family.. love you all..
Lucille Burress and family

Louise Shinault Nov 7 2021 5:01 PM

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Lisa Southall Nov 5 2021 7:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Pannell Hannah Roberts

Kenneth and Pier Jones Oct 31 2021 11:44 AM

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Renell Gardner Oct 30 2021 9:07 PM

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Fannie Bean Oct 30 2021 11:00 AM

Gone too soon, my sincere condolence to the family; she will be truly missed

Lewis D Bridges Oct 30 2021 9:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Pannell Hannah Roberts

Lewis D Bridges Oct 30 2021 9:56 AM

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LeVoris Singleton and family Oct 29 2021 11:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruby Pannell Hannah Roberts

Our prayers are with you, dearest Dr. Simpson. Your precious mother is now with the Lord she loved. With love and sympathy, Dale and Suzann Harris Oct 29 2021 10:48 PM

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