Ruby M. J. Buckley

Published 10:52 am Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Mrs. Ruby Mae Jones Buckley, 92, died Friday morning December 11, 20 15at her residence in Jackson Mississippi. Services for Mrs. Buckley were held on Saturday December 19,2015 at Oak Ridge M. B. Church in New Hebron, with Pastor Dr. Eric Dixon officiating. Interment was in the Church’s cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Buckley was the second of four children born to the late Webb Jones and the late Janice Weathersby Jones of New Hebron. At an early age she joined the North Pleasant Hill M. B. Church and remained a member until she united with the Oak Ridge Church, where she maintained her membership until her death. Mrs. Buckley met and married the late Augustus Buckley in 1940, and to this union four children were born, one of whom, JoAnn, preceded her in death. In addition to being an excellent wife and mother, Mrs. Buckley worked as a cafeteria worker in the Lawrence County School System until her retirement.

Mrs. Buckley’s survivors include three sons, Ronnie Buckley, Gerome (Louise) Buckley, and Wayne Buckley, all of Jackson; one grandchild reared as her own, Debra Gail (David) Robinson of Clinton; three sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.

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