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Ruby Lee "Big Mama" Torrence Jackson
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1913
Stephens
Ouachita County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2009
San Bernardino County
California, USA

She was born on August 24, 1913 in Stephens, Arkansas, the daughter of Rev. John P. Torrence and Susan(Turner)Torrace, the eldest of their seven children. She was baptized in 1925 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church and was married at age 16 in 1930 to Jimmie Lee Jackson with whom she had five children. Ruby and her daughter, Ruthie, moved to California in 1958 and purchased her home in California Gardens in San Bernardino where she lived until 2005, at which she time went to with her daughter care provider, Susie Marie Stepter. She became a member of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in 1968. Harrison Ross Mortuary is handling the funeral arrangements. 
 
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(Picture on one side) Beloved Mother / and Grandmother / "Big Mama" / RUBY L. JACKSON / 1913 - 2009 / PHIL 4: 9 / The Things which learned and recieved and heard / and saw in me, these do and the God of Peace will be with You
 
Note: Buried next to James Jackson, SSDI lists San Bernardino for the last residence
 
Burial:
Montecito Memorial Park
Colton
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Plot: Oleander lot, first marker south from Barton Rd.,about twenty-one rows west of the Spuce lot, middle entrance of the cemetery, toward Old Lady Queen of Peace side, north of the circle part of the cemetery road
 
Created by: sbgraves
Record added: Nov 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60983114
Ruby Lee Big Mama <i>Torrence</i> Jackson
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Ruby Lee Big Mama <i>Torrence</i> Jackson
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