Mrs. Ruby Carol Clements Strom, 77, of McRae, passed peacefully, surrounded by her family, May 28, following a lengthy illness. A graveside service was held May 31 at Telfair Memorial Gardens.
A native of Telfair County, Mrs. Strom was the daughter of the late Joseph Pugh Clements and the late Jettie Mae Connell Clements of Jacksonville. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she enjoyed sewing and gardening. Mrs. Strom was very creative, always making things for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any other special occasion that arose for the members of the church. Being a minister’s wife, she loved helping at the church with bake sales and cooking dinners as fundraisers for the church. She also loved visiting and comforting sick members with her husband whenever needed. Mrs. Strom was preceded in death by sisters Vera Thomas, Doris Bowen and Emilye Spires, all of Macon.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, the Rev. Julian Strom of McRae; children, Gina Howell (Richard) of Savannah, Violet Little (Toby) of Grovetown, Angel Medders (Charlie) of Hazlehurst, and Wally Strom (Joyce) of Nashville; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.vaughnfh.com.
Vaughn Funeral Home of McRae had charge.