Ruby Mae Lea

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Services for Ruby Mae Lea, of Sontag, were 11 a.m. Tuesday,April 21, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag with burial in thechurch cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Lea, 95, died April 19, 2009, at Lawrence County NursingCenter in Monticello. She was born in Copiah County on April 1,1914, to William Morgan Chance and Esther Hall Chance.

She was a retired cattle farmer and a homemaker. She was amember of Shiloh Baptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, CallieCurtis “Curt” Lea; a daughter, Madge McManus; her brothers, AubreyChance, Denver Chance, Buford Chance and Curtis Chance; a sister,Sybil Kinchen; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Survivors are her sons, Curtis Glen Lea and Ronnie Lea, both ofSontag; a daughter, Faye Frankenhiem, of Sontag; and a sister,Kathryn Moore, of Jackson; her eight grandchildren; and her 11great-grandchildren.