Ruby Elizabeth Moore Cansler, age 92 of Athens and formerly of the Tranquility community, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. She was of the baptist faith, retired from Niota Textile Mill, and the daughter of the late Samuel Wiley and Mollie Elizabeth Fink Moore. Before her stroke in 2005, she enjoyed gardening, canning, quilting and crocheting. Her greatest joy was her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Cansler (March 27, 1992); son, Stanley Cansler (September 27, 2021); brothers, Frank, Ed, Ernest, Bill and Walter Moore; Sisters, Addie Hagler, Pauline Wilson and Mattie Ellen Moore.
Survivors include, One daughter, Sue Cansler of Niota; One grandson and wife, Joe and Jennifer Cansler; great-grandchildren, Jenna, Julia and Joseph Cansler of Alabama; daughter-in-law, Annette Cansler of Niota; several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr. Johnnie C. Carter, M.D. and the team at Hospice of Chattanooga in Athens,
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Friday, December 10, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Hutsell officiating. The graveside will be 11:00 am Saturday, December 11, 2021 at McMinn Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00pm Friday, December 10, 2021. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Ruby-Cansler Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.