|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1921|
|Death: ||Mar. 22, 2006|
Ruby Davis Bland, 84, of Eupora died March 22, 2006, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.
Mrs. Bland, a retired sales clerk, was born Sept. 1, 1921, in Webster County. She was a member of Eupora First Baptist Church for 55 years, where she taught the Beginners Sunday School Class and worked in the nursery for many years.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann Bland and husband, Danny, of Stuttgart, Ark., and Judith Bland of Eupora; three sisters-in-law, Reva Bland Ray of Cumberland, Hazel Davis of Starkville and Pauline Davis Coghlan of Summit; five grandchildren Chuck Turner and wife, Leah, of Sherwood, Ark.; Kim Arrington and husband, Brian, of Dallas; Dana Brannon and husband, Mack, of Conway, Ark.; Becky Marshall and husband, Mike, of Dewitt, Ark.; and Christy Burgess and husband, Scott, of Moore, Okla.; and seven great-grandchildren, Morgan and Mitchell Brannon, Hannah and Andrew Burgess, Grace and Emma Turner, and Katie Arrington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers and two sisters.
Services were March 24 at Eupora First Baptist Church with burial in Old Cumberland Cemetery. The Revs. Doyle Cummings and W.S. Stewart officiated.
Pallbearers were Dr. David Booth, Robbie Hubbard, David Murphy, Henry Ross, J.L. Scogin and Bill Willingham.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Eupora or Palmer Home for Children, 912 11th Ave. S., Columbus, MS 39701.
Andrew Lee Davis (1880 - 1947)
Della Lee Harris Cole (1889 - 1985)
William Henry Bland (1910 - 1947)
Edward Franklin Davis (1913 - 1934)*
Mary Lucille Davis Shaffer (1918 - 2000)*
Ruby Lee Davis Bland (1921 - 2006)
Elbert Walton Davis (1924 - 1984)*
Nellie Mae Davis Pollan (1926 - 1999)*
Old Cumberland Cemetery
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Originally Created by: FamilyResearcher
Record added: Jan 03, 2009
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