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Ruby Lee Ruth Middleton
Birth: Sep. 25, 1928
Itawamba County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 5, 2008
Tupelo
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

Ruby Ruth Middleton , daughter of Fred L. Ruth and Mishie Stevens Ruth , was born on September 25 , 1928 in Itawamba county , Mississippi . Ruby's paternal grandparents were William C. Ruth and Mary Etta Davis Ruth , and her maternal grandparents were William Bennett Stevens and Nancy Thusybelle "Doll " Gilmore Stevens . Her siblings were Betty Jean Craddock , John Henry Ruth , "Jim" Ruth , Bob Ruth , Luna Ruth , Dow Ruth , "Bill" Ruth , Lewis Ruth , George Ruth , Hershel Ruth , and Grover Ruth . As a young woman she married Durwood Middleton , and they had one child Debra . Ruby and her husband co-owned Weatherall Printing and later Middleton Office Supply . She was a vibrant , joyful woman with a keen sense of humor who loved life. She loved her family deeply and was an adoring grandmother and great grandmother . Ruby enjoyed serving in the nursery of her church Harrisburg Baptist Church for many years . She died May 5 , 2008 at Hospice House in Tupelo following a battle with cancer . Ruby was survived by her daughter Debra, son-in-law Hamp , grandchildren , and great grandchildren as well as these siblings : Betty , John , Deward H. , Jim , and Bob . She was preceded in death by her parents , her husband Durward , four brothers , and a sister . 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Lewis Ruth (1887 - 1959)
  Mishie Stevens Ruth (1895 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Durward Middleton (1924 - 2000)
 
 Children:
  Debra Middleton Smith (1953 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Grover Ruth (1907 - 1992)**
  Lewis Cleveland Ruth (1916 - 1984)*
  John Henry Ruth (1919 - 2010)*
  George Washington Ruth (1921 - 1993)*
  Deward Hershel Ruth (1923 - 2012)*
  Luna Evelyn Ruth (1925 - 1930)*
  Dow Ernest Ruth (1927 - 1927)*
  Ruby Lee Ruth Middleton (1928 - 2008)
  James Hershel Ruth (1931 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
RUBY R. MIDDLETON BELOVED WIFE AND MOTHER SEP . 23 , 1928 MAY 5 , 2008
 
Burial:
Lee Memorial Park
Verona
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Allen
Record added: Jun 29, 2013
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Ruby Lee <i>Ruth</i> Middleton
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Ruby Lee <i>Ruth</i> Middleton
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Ruby Lee <i>Ruth</i> Middleton
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 Added: Jun. 29, 2013
 
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