Originally created 12/23/01

Mrs. Ruby Saxon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, December 21, 2001, in Hephzibah, Mrs. Ruby N. Saxon widow of Noel Saxon. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, December 24, 2001, at Crestview Baptist with Rev. James Hutto and Rev. Lester Clark officiating. Mrs. Saxon will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Saxon retried from Gracewood State School and Hospital as a foster parent. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church where she was a member of the Sunshine Sunday School Class. She also worked in the nursery at the church. Family members include a son, Roy B. Ashley of Savannah; a daughter, Carolyn A. Johnson of Augusta; brothers, J.C. Newsome of Thomson, Douglas Newsome of Augusta; sisters, Louise Lazenby of Thomson, Sara Greene of Macon, Annie Newsome of Thomson; son-in-law, Jack Cook of Augusta; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several great-great- grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Crestview Baptist Church, 2632 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta, GA. 30906. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m.

The Augusta Chronicle December 23, 2001


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