Ruth M. Sappington
Ruth M. Sappington
  • May 27, 1918 - February 6, 2011
  • New Albany, Mississippi

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Ruth M. Sappington, New Albany

Ruth M. Sappington, age 92, died Sunday, February 6, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and retired from Deville Furniture Manufacturing. She enjoyed reading, needlework, quilting, basket ball games and flowers, and was a great cook.

Services will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. David Barnett officiating; burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Ecru is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her daughter: Joyce Churchill (Bobby) of Pine Dale; one son: Jimmy Sappington (Paula) of Lone Star; one daughter in law: Kay Sappington of Pine Dale; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Will Sappington and Nannie Billingsley Sappington; her husband: Dewey Sappington, two sons: Bobby Glen Sappington and an infant son, and a sister: Ruby Hill.

Pallbearers will be: Gary Nesler, Brandon Nesler, Barrett Nesler, Jason Terry, Ronnie Yielding, Bob Sappington and James Sappington. Honorary pallbearer will be: Layton Sappington.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 PM Monday and from 10 to 11 AM Tuesday. The visitation will be at Shady Grove Baptist Church.

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