Ruby Elizabeth Paulette Greer

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Services for Ruby Elizabeth Paulette Greer of Union Church arenoon Wednesday, Jan. 12 at Union Church Baptist Church in UnionChurch with burial in McBride Cemetery in Jefferson County.Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today beginning at 5 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Greer, 96, died Jan. 9, 2005, at Silver Cross Nursing Home.She was born in Atlanta, Texas, on Jan. 7, 1909, to Edgar Pauletteand Bertha Stephens Paulette.

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She was a homemaker and a member of Union Church Baptist Church.She was married to Delmar Greer for 46 years.

Mrs. Greer enjoyed sewing, crocheting and fishing. Shecultivated many friendships throughout her life, reaching out tothose in need, speaking a kind word of encouragement, and sharingwhat she had with others. She lived an unselfish life dedicated tothe Lord.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; two sons,D.C. Greer Sr. and William Greer; her father-in-law, William JoelGreer; three brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors are her daughters, Martha McKinney and her husband,Edward, and Bertha Varnado and her husband Rayford, all of UnionChurch; her sons, Leslie Greer and his wife, Margaret, ofBrookhaven, and Herman Greer and his wife, Toni, of Pasadena,Texas; her sister, Laverne Carson and her husband, Edward, ofPittsburg, Texas; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and sixgreat-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to McBride Cemetery in JeffersonCounty.