On April 28, 2006, RUBY C. HIGHTOWER (nee Cottell) of Bel Air, MD., beloved wife of William C. Hightower, devoted mother of Philip I. Hightower and his wife Marilynn and Pat Scholz and her husband Reinhardt, loving sister of Mary Redfern, also survived by 3 grandchildren, Cathy L. Amberman, Michael D. Scholz and Cherie L. Hightower, and 7 great-grandchildren, Timothy, Nicholas and Jessica Amberson, Christy, Samantha, Joshua and Alyson Scholz. She was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held in Oak Grove Baptist Church, Bel Air, MD on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 11 A.M. Entombment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD. Friends may call at the church on Monday, May 1 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Those who desire may contribute to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 2106 Churchville Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.com.