The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 16, 2013

Thomas Raby

— Thomas Cole Raby, 19 months, of Ardmore died Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Born Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, in Huntsville, he was the son of Benjamin Raby and Haley Helums Raby.

Survivors include his parents, Benjamin T. and Haley H. Raby of Ardmore; grandparents, Tommy and Paula Raby of Toney, and Tony and Khristy Helums of Elkmont; great- grandparent, Patsy Raby of Toney; great-great grandparent, Edna Sharp of Hazel Green; aunts and uncles, Ashley and Jerry Newby of Athens, and Kayla Raby and Eric Harbin of Toney; and cousins, Madalyn and Jerry Allen Newby III of Athens.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Lynn Marshall and Tim Keenum officiating. Burial will be in Hatchett Cemetery in Athens.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Children Fund at Concord Baptist Church.

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