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Ruby Roberts

November 5, 2012

Ruby Leona Roberts, 90, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at her residence in Starkville. 

Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 in New Hope Cemetery with Rev. Bob Brandon officiating.
Visitation will be held 2-2:30 p.m. before the service.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

She was an assembly line worker for Howard Furniture and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughters, Mary Christy and Gwen Roberts, both of Starkville, and Sharon McKell of Columbus; sons, George T. Roberts of Mayfield, Ky., Mac Roberts of Starkville, W. Gene Roberts of Steens and Jim and Ricky Roberts, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, Tommy Branning of Miss.; 23 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hunter Allen Branning and Lottie May Pierce Branning; husband, George A. Roberts; and a son, Gene A. Roberts.

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