Mrs. Ruby Flanagan Painton, age 95 of Hermitage, passed away December 20, 2011. She was born in Pulaski, Virginia on July 15, 1916, and married George William Painton who precedes her in death. Ruby would go on to be a college professor at Hudson Valley Community College. She is survived by her son, William Nancy Painton; her grandsons: David Painton and Stephen Kerri Painton. Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements.