Ruth Ann Queen: Obituary

Ruth Ann Queen, age 73, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Queen was born in Fannin County, GA on March 7, 1944 to the late Frank and Alice Goff Howard. She was a member of Harbor Ministries. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley Candelaria, and a brother, Damon Howard.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Johnny Queen of the home; sons, David (Cynthia) Queen of McCaysville, GA and Kevin (Tenya) Queen of Ellijay, GA; a daughter, Angela Queen Candelaria of Blue Ridge, GA; brothers, Billy Joe (Carolyn) Howard of Ellijay, GA, Ronnie Howard of Blue Ridge, GA, and Steve (Brenda) Howard of Texas; sisters, Marie Loftis of Blue Ridge, GA and Kathy Bowers of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren, James Candelaria, Sophia Queen, Anthony Queen, and Makalia Queen; and a great grandchild, Cayden Robinson.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm from the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Rev. Denise Caldwell officiating. Music will be by Denise Tallent along with Rev. Denise Caldwell. Interment will follow in the First Baptist Church Epworth Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Anthony Queen, Gary Queen, Terry Flowers, Brandon Flowers, Travis Queen, Jeff Queen, and Joey Queen. Visitation will be on Tuesday evening from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Condolences may be made online at Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of arrangements.

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