AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ms. Rubye M. Wingfield departed her mortal life Friday, January 20, 2006, at 8:55 a.m. at the West Lake Manor Health Care in Augusta. She was born in Wilkes County on March 9, 1916, to the late Jesse Wingfield and Lillie Wills Wingfield. She was the youngest daughter of nine siblings. Her siblings preceded her in death. Rubye accepted Christ early in life and was baptized at Twin Oaks Baptist Church in Washington, Ga. She received her elementary and secondary education in the public schools in Wilkes County. Rubye is survived by two devoted and caring nieces, Velvie B. Ketch and Mabel W. (James) Perry, Augusta; nephews, Freddie (Stella) Brittian, Atlanta; three great-nieces, Watina Perry (Kevin) Holston, Atlanta, Velvie K. (Thomas) Washington, Hephzibah, Wyneene D. Perry, Snellville, Ga.; a special cousin, Susie Willis, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and a host of other relatives and friends. Arrangements will be announced later. The Historic Dent's Undertaking Establishment serving the CSRA since the 1800's.
The Augusta Chronicle January 22, 2006