Ruby Lee Johnson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 2, 2013

Oct. 14, 1924 – April 28, 2013

NATCHEZ — Services for Ruby Lee Johnson, 88, of Natchez, who died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Crown Health and Rehab, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New Beginning Baptist Church with the Rev. John Scott Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow at LaGrange Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Webb Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be at begin at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with Eastern Star Ritual ceremony at 7 p.m.

Mrs. Johnson was born Oct. 14, 1924, in Natchez, the daughter of Ruth Lee Davis and Lee Nelson. She was a 1945 graduate of Brumfield High School.

Mrs. Johnson worked as an Adams County Election Commissioner. She was retired.

She was a member of LaGrange Baptist Church and Emma Morris Chapter of Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vernon Lee Johnson Sr.; two sisters, Katie Davenport and Annie Laura Batieste; and two brothers, Vernon Nelson and George Davis.

Survivors include one daughter, Ruth Johnson Walker and husband, Kenneth; two sons, Author James Johnson and Vernon Johnson Jr.; eight grandchildren; one sister, Jewell McElroy; one sister-in-law, Beatrice Thomas; two brothers-in-law, Felix Wilson and Rayford Bateaste; one aunt-in-law, Ruby Lee Jackson; one daughter-in-law, Edna Johnson; and special caregiver, MeMe Walker.

Pallbearers will be Sedrick Page, Avery Johnson, Kenneth Walker Jr., Author Johnson Jr., Travis Johnson and Jeno Walker Sr.