Ruby <I>Wright</I> Taylor

Photo added by Kathy Padgett Baker

Ruby Wright Taylor

  • Birth 27 Oct 1939 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 27 Sep 2009 Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 42493957

Ruby Taylor, age 69, of Madison, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2009 at her home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 1, 2009 at Spring Hill Funeral Home in Madison at 3:30pm with Brother Israel Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers are John Sturdivant, Jr., David Sturdivant, Terry Anglin, Jake Anglin, Stu Basore and Mike Henson. Honorary pallbearers are Jason Pitkin, Marsha Basore, Joyce Jackson, Jan Beaverson, Glenda Stavinoga, Stephanie Sturdivant, Charlie Dick, Larry Deason and Richard Deason. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 from 11–2pm and 5-8pm and again on Thursday from 1:30 until the time of service at 3:30pm.

Ms. Taylor was born October 27, 1939 in Nashville, TN to Johnnie R. Wright and Kitty Wells Wright. With such famous parents she started her successful career as a country music entertainer very early in life.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Taylor is survived by her son, Larry "Duke" Stephenson of Mt. Juliet; daughters, Kitty Elizabeth Ervin of Hendersonville and Corrie Louise (Brad) Cluck of Lebanon; brother, Bobby Wright of Madison; sister, Sue Sturdivant of Madison; grandchildren, Kourtney Wingert, Kaitlin Ervin and Brandon Ervin; great-grandchildren, Max Wingert and Aaron Key.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.

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  • Created by: Kathy Padgett Baker
  • Added: 28 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42493957
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Wright Taylor (27 Oct 1939–27 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42493957, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Padgett Baker (contributor 46629972) .