Ruby W. Daggons

Published 5:00 am Friday, May 23, 2003

Services for Ruby W. Daggons of New Orleans, La., formerly ofMonticello, are 2 p.m., Saturday, May 24, at Friendship MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-6 p.m., at Williams Mortuary, andSaturday from 1-2 p.m., at the church.

Mrs. Daggons, 80, died May 20, 2003, at Mercy Memorial MedicalCenter in New Orleans. She was born in Lawrence County on Jan. 1,1923, to Jessie Walker and Lizzie Hardy.

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She was a retired self-employed restaurant owner. She was amember of First Pilgrim Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, TommieDaggons; a son, Keith Daggons; and her brother, Eugene Johnson.

Survivors are her sons, Andrew Daggons, Willie Ray Daggons, FredDaggons, Thomas Daggons, David Daggons, and James Earl Daggons, allof New Orleans; her daughter, Lizzie Lee White of New Orleans; herstepsons, Edward Grandberry of Monticello, and Marvin Woodie of NewOrleans; her sister, Mattie Warner of Monticello; and 25grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and onegreat-great-grandson.