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Ruth (Crosby) O'Cain

March 10, 1958 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Ruth O'Cain Obituary

Darien – Ruth Liddy O’Cain, 65, passed away Friday, December 29, 2023, at her residence.  Born in Woodbine, she lived in Darien most of her life.  She retired as deli manager from Bluestein’s in Darien, was a caterer, and was known as the “Cake Lady.”  She was a homemaker and operated an in-home daycare for several years and was an active member of Darien Church of God where she helped take care of the little ones.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hank O’Cain, parents, Joe and Dorothy Crosby, and her siblings, Elzie Ribron and Joel Crosby.

Survivors are her sons, Allen O’Cain (Linda) of White Pine, TN, Chance Crosby and Marco Crosby of Darien; sister, Lorraine Horne of Waverly; brother, Donnie Crosby of Waycross; 20 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Monday, January 1, from 6-8 PM at Darien Church of God.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 2 at 11 AM at Darien Church of God with Rev. Tommy Whaley officiating.  Burial will follow in Whispering Pines Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be her Sunday School class from Darien Church of God.

Remembrances are suggested to Darien Church of God, 1140 Blount Crossing Road, SE, Darien, GA 31305.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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