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“I was one of those "neighborhood kids" who grew up with Richard in Oxon Hill, Md. Mrs.Burrow was one of the most wonderful people I have ever known,...Read More »
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“Irma Smith Goodwin. No words can ever express my thoughts of this great lady. She called me occasionally and never failed to encourage me, tell me...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Irma Goodwin - Decatur MS

“Quite a life for a girl from Mississippi. Thoughts and prayers are with you, Richard, and your family. Beautiful tribute to your mother.Charlotte...Read More »
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“An amazing woman who lived a truly wonderful life. Beautifully written, Richard! Your Mother would have been so happy to read the lovingly written...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Janey and Daniel Weimer - FL

“Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May your precious memories of your time together help with...Read More »
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“Wow! What an incredible life she lived and what wonderfully written tribute! ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Stacy Scott - Gainesville, FL

“What an amazing woman, and what a loving, beautiful tribute. May all who loved her find peace in their sorrow. Her life story as shared here moved me...Read More »
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“May all who loved this amazing woman find peace in their sorrow. Her life story as lovingly shared here made me smile and also made my eyes tear up....Read More »
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Ruby passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

Ruby was a resident of Florida at the time of passing.

On May 28, 1937, Ruby graduated from Newton County Agricultural High School.

He had learned the trade in the Army, but as a new hire, started out junior to her.

They were election poll workers for many years, and long term members of Grace Baptist Church, where they were on the Baptism and visitation committees, and helped in other ways as well. Services will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 7100 N.W. 39 Ave, Gainesville Florida on April 14, 2018, presided over by Pastor Jim Riley. Visitation will be at 11:00 am, Service at noon and lunch at the church to follow The family would like to thank all of the Shands Hospital employees who cared for Ruby Burrow during her time at their facility.