She was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and a daughter of the late Andrew and Julia Moore Counts.
Prior to her retirement, Ruby worked as a textile worker for Leon-Ferenbach, Inc.
In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Tester, and her six brothers and sisters.
Ruby was a private person who cherished her family and close friends, and she will be missed by those who loved her.
Survivors include: her son, Reed Tester, Sr., of Johnson City; grandson, Reed Tester II, and his wife Kala, of Johnson City, granddaughter, Angela Bradford, and her husband Matt, of Knoxville, and granddaughter, Sara Hart, and her husband Randy, of Johnson City; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Ruby Tester will be conducted 1:00 pm Monday, February 10, 2020, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Mr. Matt Pollock will officiate. Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery by 12:45 pm Monday for those services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 2101 W. Walnut Street, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the Tester family via www.morrisbaker.com
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is serving the Tester family. (423) 282-1521