Ruby Gertrude (Johnson) Stafford (1925 - 2018)

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Mrs. Ruby Gertrude Johnson Stafford passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the age of 95. Mrs. Stafford was born June 19, 1925 in Holmes County, FL to the late Lloyd Eugene and Robbie Lee Crawley Johnson. She worked at Van Heusen as an examiner and retired after many years of dedicated service. She was a member of the Hurricane Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Stafford loved to fish and enjoyed pretty flowers. She was known for her wonderful cooking.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by three sisters, Bernice Thompson, Gladys Holland and Jean Suggs.

Survivors include her husband of 77 years, Huston Stafford of Westville, FL; one daughter, Betty J. Stafford of Westville, FL; one son and daughter in law, Johnny and Glenda Stafford of Westville, FL; two grandchildren, Russell "Rusty" Stafford of Westville, FL and Andrew "Andy" Stafford and wife Lee of Westville, FL; one sister, Marie Martin (Henry) of Geneva, AL; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018 in the Chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. Jack Chancey officiating. Burial followed in the Hurricane Creek Cemetery with Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home directing. The family received friends Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers were: Russell "Rusty" Stafford, Andrew "Andy" Stafford, Don Martin, Cecil Thompson, Michael Stafford, and Drew Galloway. Warren~Holloway~Ward Funeral Home (334) 684-9999, is in charge of arrangements. "Continuing The Trust You've Placed In Us" To sign a guest register, please visit: www.whwfuneralhome.com


Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Mar. 28, 2018