Ruby Russ

Ware Shoals – Ruby Inez Ballard Russ, 78, of Summit Park, Ware Shoals, died Thursday, November 20, 2020 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood.

Born in Abbeville, she was a daughter of the late Billy Bradley and Myrtle Louise Calvert Ballard. She was of the Church of God Faith and was retired from Enoree Mills.

Surviving are two sons, Charles William Russ, Jr and Neal Thomas Russ, both of Ware Shoals and a daughter, Mary Russ Hunt (John) of Woodruff, eight grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was pre-deceased by three brothers, Robert Ballard, Junior Ballard, and James Ballard and one sister, Doris Manley.

Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Broadmouth Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Allen Gregory officiating. Mask and social distancing are recommended.

The family is at their respective home. In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to New Beginning Baptist Church, 286 Serene Dr., Waterloo, SC. 29384 or to Broadmouth Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 543 Broadmouth Road, Honea Path, S.C. 29654. Online condolences may be made at

Service Details

  • Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
  • Time: 2 PM
  • Place: Graveside
  • Cemetery: Broadmouth Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: After the service at the cemetery.
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