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Rubie Lee Gattis

May 28, 2023


Rubie Lee Gattis, age 82 of Winchester, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at Elk River Health Care Center.  

She was born in Beech Grove (Bedford County) on June 20, 1940, to the late S.P. and Pearl (Finney) Floyd.  Before her retirement, she had been employed as a correction officer at the Tennessee Correction Academy.  In her younger years, she enjoyed playing basketball and was an avid life-long reader.  But most of all, she cherished the time spent with her beloved family.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Gattis; son, Charles Albert Martin; and siblings, Jessie Clark Floyd, Annie Dee Rutledge, and Billy Joe Floyd.  

Rubie Lee is survived by her loving daughter, Glenda Lee Wiseman of Winchester; granddaughter, Tiffany Wiseman St. Jean of Canada; grandson, Tony Martin of Murfreesboro; great-grandson, Alexander St. Jean of Canada; siblings, Linda Floyd Bogard of Manchester, Clifton Floyd of Chapel Hill, David (Dora) Floyd of Shelbyville, and Brenda Faye Floyd (Rick) Overcast of Shelbyville; sister-in-law, Linda Floyd of Shelbyville; special great-nephew, Zane Reid; and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.  

Visitation will be from 12 - 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Jerry Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Lois Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.