Ruthie Mae Scarbrough

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Services for Ruthie Mae Scarbrough of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Friday, Dec. 5, at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church with burialin Macedonia Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from noon until 7 p.m., with familypresent from 6-7 p.m., at Tyler Funeral Home.

Ms. Scarbrough, 59, died Nov. 29, 2003, at her residence. Shewas born in Brookhaven on Dec. 12, 1943, to Simon Scarbrough andRosie Lee Cooper Scarbrough.

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She was a homemaker, and a member of Macedonia MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and five brothers, J.W.Cooper, Willie Armstrong, Fozell Scarbrough, Edward Scarbrough andRedie Scarbrough.

Survivors are her daughters, Carolyn Watson and Angela R.Scarbrough, both of Brookhaven; her sons, Kenneth Ray Scarbrough,Jerome Scarbrough and Kevin Orlando Scarbrough, all of Brookhaven,and Willie E. Scarbrough of Panama City, Fla.; her sister, BertileScarbrough of Brookhaven; her brother, Level Scarbrough ofLouisiana; nine grandchildren; and a host of nieces andnephews.