Ruby S. McManus

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Services for Ruby S. McManus, of Gulfport, were noon Tuesday,July 15, at Solid Rock Pentecostal Church in Brookhaven with burialin Shady Grove Cemetery in Copiah County. Riemann Family FuneralHome in Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McManus, 88, died July 13, 2008, at her residence. She wasborn in Shivers on Feb.4, 1920, to Lem and Susie Sullivan.

She was a longtime resident of the coast. During World War II,she proudly served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps and waslater employed by Mississippi Power Company as a cashier until herretirement.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, WoodrowMcManus; her brothers, Vernon Sullivan, James Arthur Sullivan,Charlie Sullivan, William T. Sullivan, George Sullivan and the Rev.Cecil Dale Sullivan.

Survivors are a son, Kevin McManus and wife, Maureen, ofGulfport; her brothers, Johnnie Sullivan, of Gulfport, BillSullivan, of New Hebron, and the Rev. Jerry W. Sullivan, ofBrookhaven; her sisters, Ollie Mae Westmoreland, of New Hebron,Peggy Sullivan, of Brookhaven, and Lois Stegenga, of Lucedale; agrandchild, Heather Adams and husband, Chuck; a great-grandchild,Kevin Adams; and a special caregiver, Tilley Ashworth.