Sara Elizabeth "Daisy" (Rue) Grubb

May 21, 1935 ~ January 21, 2018 (age 82)

SARA  ELIZABETH "DAISY"  GRUBB,  age 82 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018, in Starr Regional Health and Rehab  in Etowah, Tenn.  She was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a daughter of the late Roy Emerson "Pete" and Angeline Rayburn Rue.  She was a  CNA and LPN, retired from Etowah Health Care and was a former employee of Life Care of Athens. She was a member of Clearwater Baptist Church and attended Riceville United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death:

  • Her husband: French Glen "Bud" Grubb on Feb. 23, 2009,
  • Brother: Fred Rue


  • Two Sons: Steve and Dee Grubb of Niota, Tenn., Johnny Glen and Cindy Grubb of Decatur, Tenn.,
  • Sister: Dorothy Vines of Tampa, Fla.
  • Brother: Roy Emerson Rue, Jr. of Niota, Tenn.
  • Nine Grandchildren,
  • Fourteen Great Grandchildren,
  • Three Great Great Grandchildren,
  • Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Michael Verzanni officiating. 

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in Clearwater Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Dusty Grubb, Ernest Grubb, Jr., Todd Grubb, Cole Grubb, Chris Sliger, Brad Holder, and Michael Verzanni

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Tuesday in the funeral home.

Those unable to attend may send condolences at

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.

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