Ruby Lee Wilson Newburn, 97, Arkadelphia, passed May 9, 2017 in Salado, Texas.
She was born September 1, 1919, in Arkadelphia (Mt. Morriah Community), daughter of Gabriel and Bessie Wilson.
She was a member of Mt. Morriah Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in her passing by her husband; James Tanner Newburn, son; James (Jimmy) L. Newburn, daughter; Betty Ruth Newburn, her siblings; Addie Sue McCauley, Robert Wilson, Richard Wilson, Gabriel Wilson, Janie B. Clark, Lillie Mae Wilson and Jon Anna Smith.
Ruby Lee leaves to cherish her memory four daughters: Bernice Newburn Seawood of Salado, Texas; Mable Newburn House of Bryant; Lillie Newburn Owens of Jacksonville, Marva Newburn Flowers of Alexander; one son, Thomas Newburn of Arkadelphia; 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Mt. Morriah Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Vernon Moody, Sr., pastor/officiating, Rev. Alvin S. Newburn, eulogist.
Services provided by Williams Funeral Home.
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