|Birth: ||Mar. 16, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 2014|
Ruby Winter Bruce - Ruby Gorden Brown Winter, 96 died on Monday, June 23, 2014, at Bruce Community Living Center in Bruce, MS. She was the daughter of the late Early Brown and Dovie James Brown. She was a faithful member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, where she served as Secretary and Treasurer for several years and also sang in the adult choir.
After her retirement from factory work at Glenn Slacks, she and her husband founded and ran Winter Feed and Seed Store in Vardaman for fifteen years. She was well-known throughout Calhoun County for the home-cooked meals she prepared and served every day at the feed store to whomever happened to stop by.
She was a community news correspondent for The Monitor Herald for 60 years and The Calhoun County Journal for 49 years. She also served as the female chairperson for Calhoun County Farm Bureau for four years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Doyle Winter, and her only son, Gwin Dale Winter, in 2011, as well as her two brothers, Ottis M. Brown and L.Q. Brown, and her sister, Earlene Alexander.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law Gail Hobson Winter of Ripley, MS. two grandsons, Michael Todd Winter and his wife, Sidra Patterson Winter of Pontotoc, MS. and James Ryan Winter and his wife Jenni Tompkins Winter of Grenada, MS. great-grandchildren, Chandler Beth Winter and Allie Grace Winter of Tupelo, MS. and Tripp McCrory of Grenada, MS. and one sister, Peggy Cowsert of Bruce, MS.
Visitation is today, Wednesday, June 25, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church from noon until time of her funeral service at 2:00 PM Bro. James Brown will be officiating and Bro. Junior Ritchie assisting. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Bailey, Charles Brown, Early Brown, Emmett Brown, Larry Brown, and Robert Tedford. Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Early Brown (1888 - 1923)
Dovie J James (Brown) Hardy (1896 - 1984)
Doyle Zebedee Winter (1915 - 1997)
Gwin Dale Winter (1944 - 2011)*
Glennie Earlene Brown (Tedford) Alexander (1914 - 2006)*
Otis Merrell Brown (1916 - 1968)*
Ruby Gorden Brown Winter (1918 - 2014)
L Q Melton Brown (1922 - 1966)*
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Created by: William Brown
Record added: Jun 23, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131774028