Ruby Jones

October 7, 1920 — March 14, 2017

Ruby Jones

Mrs. Ruby Jones, 96, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Tallahatchie Nursing Home in Charleston. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2017 at New Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, MS with Rev. Clarence Edwards officiating. Mrs. Jones was born on October 7, 1920 in Mississippi, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ruben Brown. She graduated from Cleveland High School then served as a lab technician at Baxters for 12 years before retiring. Mrs. Jones loved to spend time in the kitchen cooking, also entertaining her family and friends, and playing the game Dominos. She greatly enjoyed and cherished her time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ruben Brown; siblings; daughter, Sue Brooks; and son, James Lester "Jimmy" Jones, Jr.. Mrs. Jones is survived by her grandchildren, Tanya Brooks Hopper (Scott) of Batesville, MS and Heather Brooks of Southaven, MS; great- grandchildren, Walt Hopper of Batesville, MS, Emily Hopper of Greenwood, MS, Erin Womble (Ben) of Okinawa, Japan, and Daniel Hopper of Batesville, MS; and great-great grandchildren, Patrick Hopper and Elliott Womble. Pallbearers will be David Hardin, Jeff Hardin, Lee Tedder, and Jimmy Tedder. To view and sign the online guestbook, please visit

Graveside Services

10:00 am - 11:00 am Friday, March 17, 2017
New Cleveland Cemetery North Bolivar Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
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