Ruby Curtis Norris Bennett, 89
Passed Away: 01/12/2008
A celebration service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, January 16, 2008, at Little Davenport Funeral Home Chapel, for Ruby Curtis Norris Bennett 89, of Gainesville. Dr. Bill Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday January 15, 2008 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. at the funeral home. Interment will be Friday at Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery in Jackson MS.
Ruby Norris Bennett went to be with her Lord on January 12, 2008. Born in Summit County, Mississippi, she was adopted at the age of 5 by Robert Curtis and Lula Virginia Norris of Sunflower, MS. A graduate of Sunflower Junior college, she met and married Taylor Hubert Bennett in 1938.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband and survived by her daughters and sons-in-law; Nancy and John Weeks, Ginger Bennett both of Gainesville; Patricia and Brad Thompson, San Antonio, TX.; grandchildren; Drew Weeks, Shannon Weeks, Gainesville, Evan and Karri Weeks, Montgomery, AL, and a great grand-daughter Lily Weeks, Montgomery, Al.
Mrs. Bennett was a businesswoman for much of her married life, she served as financial secretaries for churches in Memphis, TN. and Jackson MS. as well as for doctorsí groups in Jackson, MS. Throughout her life she served in several leadership roles in Baptist churches and volunteered in numerous organizations and always had a heart for foreign missions. Ruby had a lovely sense of humor throughout her life. All who were privileged to know her will miss her.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Gainesville, to the 3rd Century Fund or the Music Ministry at 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville, GA. 30501.
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