Ruby Wilson

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 14, 2005

Services for Ruby Wilson, of Brookhaven, are noon Wednesday,March 16 at Ebenezer A.M.E. Church with burial in MacedoniaCemetery at Loyd Star.

Visitation is Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m. at R.E. TylerFuneral Home.

Mrs. Wilson, 91, died March 9, 2005, at Haven Hall LivingCenter. She was born in Lincoln County on Aug. 31, 1913, to ElijahButler and Lucy Tillman Butler.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Ebenezer A.M.E. Churchwhere she served as church musician, in the choir and as a memberof the Usher Board, Women’s Missionary Society and as a ClassLeader.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, EphraimWilson; her sisters, Radie Butler Johnson, Alean Butler Nelson,Ellen Butler McDuffey, Carrie B. Ferdinand and Alice Butler; herbrothers, Floyd Butler, Frank Butler, Roy Butler, Nathan Butler,James Butler, Carlis Butler and Matthew Butler.

Survivors are her sisters, Florence Butler Hayes, of Monroe,La., and Lucy Butler Watson, of New Orleans; her brother, J. HughButler, of Brookhaven; and a host of nieces and nephews.