Originally created 02/03/01

Mrs. Ruby Messex



PERKINS, Ga. - Mrs. Ruby Wood Messex, 73, of Gator Road, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at Jenkins County Hospital, Millen.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Green Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Snook officiating. Burial will be in Green Fork Cemetery.

Mrs. Messex, a native of Cherokee County, had retired as a seamstress and was a member of Green Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Stanley Stroup, Stockbridge; a daughter, Joan Jones, Dawsonville; a brother, Hubert Wood, Atlanta; a sister, Ruth Adams, Alpharetta; and seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Chance, John T. Herrington, Jack Turner, Johnny Becton, Don Perkins and Charles Wallace.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Millen.

The Augusta Chronicle, Feb. 3, 2001