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Ruby Lee Hannah Cato

July 23, 1936 — March 27, 2018

Ruby Lee Hannah Cato, 81, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at a local hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. She was retired from Cherokee National Forest Service. Ruby was devoted to her family and loved working outside.

She was preceded in death by her father, Millard Eugene Hannah; sister, Virginia Jo Maynor; brother, Bobby Hannah; nephew, Greg Lawson; and special friend, Charles Maynor.

Survivors include her daughter, Teena Cato of Cleveland; mother, Mary Lee Cooke of Cleveland; grandchildren, Piper Woody of Cleveland and Hunter Cato of Corvallis, OR; great-grandchildren, Jessie Cooke and Ellie Young; nephew, Steve Gatlin; and niece, Dida Maynor.

A graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony.  Steve Gatlin is officiating.

Her family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Fike Randolph and Son Funeral Home prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Rd. #102, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Cato family guestbook at          

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home

2415 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311

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